fretum


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Related to fretum: Supplicium, Fretum Gallicum

fre·tum

, pl.

fre·ta

(frē'tŭm, -tă),
A strait; a constriction.
[L.]
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fre·tum

, pl. freta (frē'tŭm, -tă)
A strait; constriction.
[L.]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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320[degrees], having expanded primarily north-south, impinging upon Pandorae Fretum, and reaching and occupying Argyre.
5] says that these "sums were called fines ne transfretent or pro passagio." The term "ne transfretent" means literally "in order that they should not cross the sea." More exactly the word "fretum" contained in the verb transfretare means at root "strait," so may refer not just to seas in general but to the Channel in particular.
Qualiter undas Qui secat et geminum gracilis mare separate Isthmos Nec patitur conferre fretum, si terra recedat, Ionium Aegaeo frangat mare.
1832, lines 46-55: "Nec conuenit vt admodum horreas fretum Caletiense, [LANGUAGE NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] ac propemodum in fluctibus natum, si modo satis olim contemplatus sum tuum Amstelredamum.
(4.) Corte ende sekere Beschryvinghe vant veroveren der rijcke ende gheweldighe krake, comende uytet gheweste van China, door den Admirael Jaco bus Heemskercke liggende met twee schepen voor de Straet of Fretum de Malacca, vanden Coninc van Ior een vyant der Portugesen opghehouden ende ghebeden sy gheweest, hy soude met zijn schepen op een rijke ende wel geladene Portugaloise krake die dry jaran tot Makauw en intgheweste van China om syne Waren inne te nemen gelegen hadde, wach ten.
omnia quae timui, quoniam meruisse uidebar; sed tua peccato lenior ira meo est: arua relegatum iussisti uisere Ponti, et Scythicum profuga scindere puppe fretum. iussus ad Euxini deformia litora ueni aequoris--haec gelido terra sub axe iacet--nec me tam cruciat numquam sine frigore caelum, glaebaque canenti semper obusta gelu, nesciaque est uocis quod barbara lingua Latinae, Graiaque quod Getico uicta loquela sono est, quam quod finitimo cinctus premor undique Marte, uixque breuis tutum murus ab hoste facit.
2.468, unaque erat facies sidera, terra, fretum, and Fast.
-- (2010): "Arqueologia de los puertos romanos del Fretum Gaditanum: nuevos datos, nuevas perspectivas", Bolletino di Archeologia on line.
On the map in Lelewel's atlas there is a large southern continent with Magellan Strait shown and named "fretum magellanicum." The shape of the continent is similar to, but not the same as, the southern continent appearing on the two hemispheres map.
to include Pandorae Fretum) under CML [approximately equal to] 301[degrees].