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Crĕmĕra , ae, f.,
I.a small river in Etruria, near Veii, made famous by the heroic death of the Fabii, now La Varca or Valca, Liv. 2, 49 fin.; Ov. F. 2, 205; Gell. 17, 21, 13.—Poet.: “Cremerae legio,” i. e. the Fabii, Juv. 2, 155.—Hence, Crĕmĕrensis , e, adj., of Cremera: dies, the day of the disastrous conflict at Cremera (with Alliensis), Tac. H. 2, 91.
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    • Tacitus, Historiae, 2.91
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 2, 49
    • Gellius, Noctes Atticae, 17.21.13
    • Ovid, Fasti, 2
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