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conj, because : urbs, quae quia postrema coaedificata est, Neapolis nominatur: turpis est (pax), quia periculosa: non quia plus animi victis est, sed, etc., L.—Poet., after its verb: Urgentur . . . carent quia vate, H.—With subj. (giving a reason as existing in another mind): reprehendis me, quia defendam: Nil satis est, inquit, quia tantum, quantum habeas, sis, H.—With -ne, interrog., because? (old and poet.): quiane auxilio iuvat ante levatos? V.—With enim, because forsooth (old), T.—With nam (usu. written quianam), wherefore? (poet.): quianam sententia vobis Versa retro? V.

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