Romulus

noun
Rom·​u·​lus | \ ˈräm-yə-ləs How to pronounce Romulus (audio) \

Definition of Romulus

: a son of Mars and legendary founder of Rome

First Known Use of Romulus

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Romulus

Latin

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“Romulus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Romulus. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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Romulus geographical name

Rom·​u·​lus | \ ˈrä-myə-ləs How to pronounce Romulus (audio) \

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city in southeastern Michigan southwest of Detroit population 23,989

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