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Definition of "ludi saeculares" []

  • The centennial rites and games of ancient Rome that marked the commencement of a new generation (100 years representing the longest life in a generation); observances may have begun as early as the 5th century BC and lasted well into the Christian era (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "ludi saeculares" in a sentence
  • "The jubilee of a monk's religious profession was often kept, and probably some vague memory survived of those Roman ludi saeculares which are commemorated in the "Carmen Saeculare" of"
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