An ancient Roman road that was the principal artery between Rome and Cisalpine Gaul. It was begun in 220 bc by the Roman general Gaius Flaminius (died 217).
Ancient Roman paved highway from Rome to Ariminum (Rimini): c. 210 mi (338 km)
Origin of flaminian-way
- after the Roman censor Gaius Flaminius
From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition