anno urbis conditae

Latin phrase
an·​no ur·​bis con·​di·​tae | \ ˌä-nō-ˌu̇r-bis-ˈkȯn-di-ˌtī How to pronounce anno urbis conditae (audio) \

Definition of anno urbis conditae

: in the year of the founded city : in the year that Rome was founded (753 b.c.) abbreviation AUC — compare ab urbe condita

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