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Lewis : Petra

Petra, Pētra, ae, f., = Πέτρα, the name of several cities. A city in Arabia Petrœa, now the ruins of Wadi Musa, Plin. 6, 28, 32, § 144; Vulg. Jer. 48, 28.—Hence, Pē^traeus, a, um, adj., Petrean: balanus, Plin. 12, 21, 46, § 102: hypericon, id. 12, 25, 54, § 119.

A city in Pieria, Liv. 29, 26.

A city in Thrace, Liv. 40, 22.

A city in Umbria, called Petra Pertusa, now Il Furlo, Aur. Vict. Epist. in Vespas. 17.

A hill near Dyrrachium, Caes. B. C. 3, 42.