Aventine



one of the seven hills on which ancient Rome was built.
of or relating to the Aventine.
Contemporary Examples

The latest casualty: Illinois-based Aventine Renewable Energy Holdings, which filed for Chapter 11 last week.
Wesley Clark’s Folly Robert Bryce April 14, 2009

Historical Examples

The man in the little hut on the Aventine had shown him the way how to lay down his burden of weakness and of sin.
“Unto Caesar” Baroness Emmuska Orczy

Tarry here a few minutes, it is but half-way up the Aventine.
Rienzi Edward Bulwer Lytton

He sat down, squatting on the mosaic pavement, near a door which commanded a view over the Aventine.
Quintus Claudius, Volume 2 of 2 Ernst Eckstein

This gave a splendour and a largeness of living to the home on the Aventine.
The Makers of Modern Rome Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant

And we are not informed whether it was at his early home on the Aventine or in the great French monastery that he took the vows.
The Makers of Modern Rome Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant

The gilded boudoirs of the Aventine not unfrequently rang with shrieks.
Darkness and Dawn Frederic W. Farrar

Coelred searched the warehouses under the Aventine Hill, where they had all been confined when they first came to Rome.
The Paladins of Edwin the Great Clements R. Markham

They are Jewish tent-makers, and they live on the Aventine; but they left Rome recently.
Darkness and Dawn Frederic W. Farrar

When you are to contend with us, you seize the Aventine hill, you can possess yourselves of the Mons Sacer.
The Young Gentleman and Lady’s Monitor, and English Teacher’s Assistant John Hamilton Moore

noun
one of the seven hills on which Rome was built

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