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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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Vesuvius m sg (genitive Vesuviī or Vesuvī); second declension

  1. Vesuvius (a celebrated volcano in Campania)

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Second-declension noun, singular only.

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

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

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  • Vesuvīnus (of, belonging to Vesuvius, adjective)

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