the later name of a Roman province in the S. part of Britannia Barbara, or of the country lying N. of the Picts' wall, as far as Graham's Dike,
including Northumberland, Dumfries,
This district was wrested from the Picts and Scots in the time of Valentinian, and formed by Theodosius into a Roman province, but it remained only a short time in the possession of the Romans. (Ammian. Marc. 28.3; Not. Imp.