Example sentences for: denarius

How can you use “denarius” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Denarius was the source of the abbreviation d for the former English penny.

  • Denarius , a coin of ancient Rome, evolved into dinar , the name used by many countries of the eastern Mediterrean which were once part of, or near, the ancient Roman Empire (Algeria, Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Libya, People's Democratic Republic of Yemen, Tunisia, Yugoslavia).

  • Alamo , the site of the Texas defeat by Santa Ana; hoosegow from juzgado `court'; dinero `money,' a Spanish corruption of the Latin denarius; macho , from the same root as machete : he who wields a machete must be skillful and powerful, hence the word has come to mean `virile' and its associated noun, machismo , `virility.


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