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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An Oscan-speaking member of an ancient people of Campania who clashed repeatedly with the early Romans.

Usage examples (36)
  • He seemed to think he was some kind of Samnite king.
  • Gnaeus Petreius, the Samnite primus pilus centurion.
  • “It was far more a Samnite than a slave uprising.”
  • Then to a Samnite who was staggering like a wounded heron: for more
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