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altum ī, n

altus, height: ordo editus in altum: genitum demisit ab alto, i. e. from heaven, V.—Meton., depth, the deep, the sea: terris iactatus et alto, V.: in altum Vela dabant, V.: urget ab alto Notus, V.: aditus ex alto: naves in altum provectae, Cs.: in altum rapi (of a river), L.— Fig.: imbecillitas in altum provehitur imprudens, into deep water: ex alto repetita, far-fetched: quid causas petis ex alto? V.

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