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 Roman (The).Roman Remains in England. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Roman Birds.
 
Eagles; so called because the ensign of the Roman legion was an eagle.   1
        “Roma’nas aves propria legio’num nu’mina.”—Taeitus.
 


 Roman (The).Roman Remains in England. 

 
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