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turris is (acc. im, rarely em; abl. ī, less freq. e), f

a tower: contionari ex turri altā: celsae graviore casu Decidunt turres, H.: aënea, O.: ex materiā . . . turres CXX excitantur (for the defence of the camp), Cs.: vineas turrīsque egit (in attacking a town), Cs.: addebant speciem (elephantis) tergo impositae turres, L.—A high building, tower, castle, palace, citadel: pauperum tabernas Regumque turrīs, H.: Regia, O.—A dove-cot, dove-tower, O.

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