pomerium

noun po·me·ri·um \pōˈmirēəm\
variants: less commonly

pomoerium

\pōˈmirēəm\

Definition of pomerium

plural

pomeria

also

pomoeria

\-rēə\
  1. :  a narrow strip of land marked off around an ancient Roman town or city and held sacred

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Origin and Etymology of pomerium

Latin pomerium, pomoerium, from post behind + moerus, murus wall


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