caudine forks

caudine forks

plural noun

  1. two mountain passes in S Italy, in the Apennines near Benevento.

pl n

  1. a narrow pass in the Apennines, in S Italy, between Capua and Benevento: scene of the defeat of the Romans by the Samnites (321 bc)

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