pomerium

noun
po·​me·​ri·​um
variants: or less commonly pomoerium \ pōˈmirēəm \
plural pomeria also pomoeria\ -​rēə \

Definition of pomerium

: a narrow strip of land marked off around an ancient Roman town or city and held sacred

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History and Etymology for pomerium

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

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