Herculaneum

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geographical name Her·cu·la·ne·um \ˌhər-kyə-ˈlā-nē-əm\

Definition of Herculaneum

  1. ancient city of southern Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea Herculaneum was destroyed a.d. 79 by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius.


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