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EtymologyEdit

From Latin Vesuvius, of uncertain origin.

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Vesuvius

  1. A volcanic mountain in Italy

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Vesuvius Mons in Campania
 
Oswald Achenbach's Naples, Eruption of Vesuvius in 1872 (1890)

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Of uncertain origin; however, proposed derivations include:

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Proper nounEdit

Vesuvius m (genitive Vesuviī); second declension

  1. Vesuvius (a celebrated volcano in Campania)

DeclensionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular
Nominative Vesuvius
Genitive Vesuviī
Vesuvī1
Dative Vesuviō
Accusative Vesuvium
Ablative Vesuviō
Vocative Vesuvī

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

Derived termsEdit

  • Vesuvīnus (of, belonging to Vesuvius, adjective)

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