[tahr-pee-uh n] /tɑrˈpi ən/
a rock on the Capitoline Hill in Rome, from which criminals and traitors were hurled.
(in ancient Rome) a cliff on the Capitoline hill from which traitors were hurled
noun 1. seepage of natural tar or asphalt, especially an accumulation that has acted as a natural trap into which animals have fallen and sunk and had their bones preserved.
noun, plural tarpons (especially collectively) tarpon. 1. a large, powerful game fish, Megalops atlantica, inhabiting the warmer waters of the Atlantic Ocean, having a compressed body and large, silvery scales. noun (pl) -pons, -pon 1. a large silvery clupeoid game fish, Tarpon atlanticus, of warm Atlantic waters, having a compressed body covered with large scales: […]
noun 1. a town in W Florida.
noun 1. (Lucius Tarquinius Priscus) died 578 b.c, king of Rome 616–578. 2. (Lucius Tarquinius Superbus”the Proud”) died 498 b.c, king of Rome 534–510. noun 1. Latin name Lucius Tarquinius Priscus, fifth legendary king of Rome (616–578 bc) 2. Latin name Lucius Tarquinius Superbus, seventh and last legendary king of Rome (534–510 bc)