American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From the LatinÄ“merita, a substantive use of the neuter plural form of Ä“meritus.
From the LatinÄ“merita, the feminine singular form of Ä“meritus.
Emerita Sentence Examples
Among the more prominent of Priscillian's friends were two bishops, named Instantius and Salvianus, and Hyginus of Cordova also joined the party; but, through the exertions of Idacius of Emerita, the leading Priscillianists, who had failed to appear before the synod of Spanish and Aquitanian bishops to which they had been summoned, were excommunicated at Saragossa in October 380.
Emerita Cceres Augusta (Mrida) had a Roman garrison of Galicia.