Meaning of Lusitania
Pronunciation: (l"si-tā'nē-u), [key]
- (italics) a British luxury liner sunk by a German submarine in the North Atlantic on May 7, 1915: one of the events leading to U.S. entry into World War I.
- an ancient region and Roman province in the Iberian Peninsula, corresponding generally to modern Portugal.
- lusitania (Thesaurus)