DI´CTIS in Britain, mentioned in the Notitia as the station of the Praefectus Numeri Nerviorum Dictensium. Generally, though perhaps on insufficient grounds, identified with Ambleside in Westmoreland. [R.G.L]
Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, illustrated by numerous engravings on wood. William Smith, LLD. London. Walton and Maberly, Upper Gower Street and Ivy Lane, Paternoster Row; John Murray, Albemarle Street. 1854.