Esquiline

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Esquiline,

hill: see Rome before Augustus and Roman Empire under RomeRome,
Ital. Roma, city (1991 pop. 2,775,250), capital of Italy and see of the pope, whose residence, Vatican City, is a sovereign state within the city of Rome. Rome is also the capital of Latium, a region of central Italy, and of Rome prov.
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Esquiline

one of the seven hills on which ancient Rome was built
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the fire] was finally stamped out at the foot of the Esquiline Hill.
The Es Hotel in Rome is up on the Esquiline Hill across the street from the southern flank of the magnificent Termini station--a quarter from which tourists normally wish to flee as soon as possible, even when they arrive by train.
7) Recently Jeffrey Masten, broadening the anatomical significance of Spenser's "Port Esquiline," has noted that Spenser's "passage thus associates the body part [the rectum] with the gate near Rome's Esquiline Hill, used as a pauper's cemetery in antiquity.
Twas in the fourth century, according to the story, that the Virgin Mary appeared to Pope Liberius in a dream, commanding him to build a church on the Esquiline Hill on the spot where the snow would fall on August 5.