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  • The island between the two arms acquired the name of Insula Sacra (still called Isola Sacra) by which Procopius mentions it.
  • To the north of the Meuse, and more especially in the low-lying ground enclosed between the Waal and the Rhine (insula Batavorum) lived the Batavi, a clan of the great Germanic tribe, the Chatti.
  • The insula Batavorum, lined with forts,.
  • Paeninsula, from paene, almost, and insula, an island), in physical geography, a piece of land nearly surrounded by water.
  • Though the name Rhine thus at last attaches to a very insignificant stream, the entire district between the Waal on one side and the Yssel on the other, the Insula Batavorum of Caesar, in reality belongs to the delta of the famous river.

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