Romulus


Romulus

Romulus [rom-yuh-luh s] Examples noun Roman Legend.

  1. 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.
  2. 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.

    ‘Star Trek’ for Dummies: Get Ready for ‘Into Darkness’ With Our Primer

    Sujay Kumar

    May 14, 2013

  • Historical Examples of romulus

  • Then there’s Romulus and Remus, the twins, strapping young fellows.

    The Trail of ’98

    Robert W. Service

  • Etruria furnished the people of Romulus with the science of divination.

    The Superstitions of Witchcraft

    Howard Williams

  • At Ravenna the young puppet-Emperor, Romulus, was also taken prisoner.

    Theodoric the Goth

    Thomas Hodgkin

  • And old Romulus will call me up on this very passage, I know.

    Robert Hardy’s Seven Days

    Charles Monroe Sheldon

  • Whoever actively believed that Romulus was suckled by a wolf?

    Letters of Edward FitzGerald

    Edward FitzGerald

  • British Dictionary definitions for romulus Romulus noun

    1. 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

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