Definition of Tibur
1. Noun. A town twenty miles to the east of Rome (Tibur is the ancient name); a summer resort during the Roman empire; noted for its waterfalls.
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Literary usage of Tibur
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Selections from Strabo: With an Introduction on Strabo's Life and Works by Strabo, Henry Fanshawe Tozer (1893)
"On the edge of the mountains that rise on the further side of the depression to the north-east, stood the important fortress-towns of Tibur and Praeneste, ..."
2. The History of Rome by Wilhelm Ihne (1871)
"... as well as Tibur terminated the war by an honourable peace which left them independent. Rome understood how to divide her enemies. ..."
3. History of Liberty by Samuel Eliot (1853)
"The same Tibur was excited a second time to arms. ... The Senate hath considered, as was fitting, how ye, O people of Tibur, have made your depo- " AC 361. ..."
4. History of Liberty by Samuel Eliot (1853)
"The same Tibur was excited a second time to arms. ... The Senate hath considered, as was fitting, how ye, O people of Tibur, have made your depo- 44 ..."
5. The History of Rome by Wilhelm Ihne (1871)
"Tibur and Praeneste were treated most leniently, not with Tibur ^ecause ^gy na(j been less violently opposed to Rome, ..."
6. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"... and Tibur'cê to death because ... and Tibur'cê were put to death, Maximus declared that he saw ..."
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