Romulus [rom-yuh-luh s] Examples noun Roman Legend.
- the founder of Rome, in 753 b.c., and its first king: a son of Mars and Rhea Silvia, he and his twin brother (Remus) were abandoned as babies, suckled by a she-wolf, and brought up by a shepherd; Remus was finally killed for mocking the fortifications of Rome, which Romulus had just founded.
- a town in S Michigan.
Examples from the Web for romulus Contemporary Examples of romulus
One hundred and twenty-nine years in the future, Spock failed to save Romulus.
May 14, 2013
Historical Examples of romulus
Then there’s Romulus and Remus, the twins, strapping young fellows.
Robert W. Service
Etruria furnished the people of Romulus with the science of divination.
At Ravenna the young puppet-Emperor, Romulus, was also taken prisoner.
And old Romulus will call me up on this very passage, I know.
Charles Monroe Sheldon
Whoever actively believed that Romulus was suckled by a wolf?
British Dictionary definitions for romulus Romulus noun
- Roman myth the founder of Rome, suckled with his twin brother Remus by a she-wolf after they were abandoned in infancy. Their parents were Rhea Silvia and Mars. Romulus later killed Remus in an argument over the new city