Herculaneum

geographical name
Her·​cu·​la·​ne·​um | \ ˌhər-kyə-ˈlā-nē-əm How to pronounce Herculaneum (audio) \

Definition of Herculaneum

ancient city of southern Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea

Note: Herculaneum was destroyed a.d. 79 by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius.

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