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Meaning of Appian Way

Ap'pi•an Way'

Pronunciation: (ap'ē-un), [key]
  1. an ancient Roman highway extending from Rome to Brundisium (now Brindisi): begun 312 b.c. by Appius Claudius Caecus. ab. 350 mi. (565 km) long.
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