See also: castrá and castrà

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castra

  1. plural of castrum

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castra

  1. inflection of castrar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

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castra

  1. third-person singular past historic of castrer

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  • IPA(key): /ˈka.stra/
  • Rhymes: -astra
  • Hyphenation: cà‧stra

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castra

  1. inflection of castrare:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

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Etymology edit

Plural of castrum (fort, castle)

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castra n pl (genitive castrōrum); second declension

  1. an encampment, camp
  2. (by extension) military service
  3. a philosophical sect

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  • Often used in the names of places.

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Second-declension noun (neuter), plural only.

Case Plural
Nominative castra
Genitive castrōrum
Dative castrīs
Accusative castra
Ablative castrīs
Vocative castra

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  • castra”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • castra”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • castra in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • castra in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to begin the march, break up the camp: castra movere
    • a permanent camp: castra stativa (Sall. Iug. 44)
    • winter-quarters, summer-quarters: castra hiberna, aestiva
    • to encamp: castra ponere, locare
    • to mark out a camp: castra metari (B. C. 3. 13)
    • to make a fortified, entrenched camp: castra munire
    • to fortify the camp with a rampart: castra munire vallo (aggere)
    • to strengthen the camp by outposts: castra praesidiis firmare
    • to make a camp in common: castra coniungere, iungere (B. C. 1. 63)
    • to leave the camp undefended: castra nudare (B. G. 7. 70)
  • castra”, in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • castra”, in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly
  • castra”, in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

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castra

  1. inflection of castrar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

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Etymology edit

Borrowed from French castrer, Latin castrō. Cf. also cresta, which may be a doublet.

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a castra (third-person singular present castrează, past participle castrat) 1st conj.

  1. to castrate

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  • IPA(key): /ˈkastɾa/ [ˈkas.t̪ɾa]
  • Rhymes: -astɾa
  • Syllabification: cas‧tra

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castra

  1. inflection of castrar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative