ab urbe condita

Latin phrase ab ur·be con·di·ta \äb-ˈu̇r-be-ˈkȯn-di-ˌtä\

Definition of ab urbe condita

  1. :  from the founding of the city :  since Rome was founded (753 b.c. ) —used by the Romans in reckoning dates —abbreviation AUC — compare anno urbis conditae

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