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Pigrum Maré

A name given by the Romans to the furthermost part of the North Sea, because its waters were supposed to be sluggish, or even half congealed (Tac. Germ. 45; Pliny , Pliny H. N. iv. 13).

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    • Tacitus, Germania, 45
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 4.13
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