Ausonian definition

Of ancient Ausonia or the Ausonians.
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(poetic) Italian.
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An ancient inhabitant of middle or lower Italy.
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(poetic) An Italian.
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Noun

Singular:
ausonian
Plural:
ausonians

Origin of ausonian

  • From Latin Ausonia "Lower Italy," extended poetically to "Italy," from Ancient Greek Αὐσονία (Ausonia), from Αὔσων (Ausōn), a son of Ulysses, who is said to have settled there.

    From Wiktionary