Hadrian-s-wall definitions

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An ancient Roman wall, 118.3 km (73.5 mi) long, across northern England. Built by the emperor Hadrian c. ad 122–130 and extended by Severus a century later, the wall marked the northern defensive boundary of Roman Britain. Fragmentary ruins of the wall remain.
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Stone wall across N England, from Solway Firth to the Tyne: built (a.d. 122-128) by Hadrian to protect Roman Britain from N tribes: 73.5 mi (118.3 km)
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A fortification of stone and timber built by the Roman Empire across the width of what is now northern England.
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Origin of hadrian-s-wall

Named after the emperor Hadrian.