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ē-mūnĭo , īvi or ii, ītum, 4, v. a., fortify, secure, provide with a wall (not ante-Aug.).
II. Transf.
(α). To strengthen, make secure: “obice postes,Verg. A. 8, 227: “murum opere,Liv. 26, 46, 2: “caveam retibus,Col. 8, 8, 4: “sola et latera horreorum,id. 1, 6, 16.—
(β). To protect, defend: “vites caveis ab injuria pecoris,Col. 5, 6, 21.—
(γ). To build up, elevate for defence: “murus, ut in suspecto loco, supra ceterae modum altitudinis, emunitus erat,Liv. 21. 7, 7: “locus in modum arcis emunitus,id. 24, 21, 12.—
(δ). To pile up, heap up: “toros ostro auroque,Stat. Th. 1, 518.—(ε) To clear, to make passable: “silvas ac paludes,Tac. Agr. 31.—
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