decuman wave

девятый вал

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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  • decuman wave — n. huge wave …   English contemporary dictionary

  • decuman — ˈdekyəmən adjective Etymology: Latin decumanus, decimanus of the tenth, large, from decumus, decimus tenth (from decem ten) + anus an more at ten 1. of a wave : extremely large …   Useful english dictionary

  • decuman — /dek yoo meuhn/, adj. 1. large or immense, as a wave. 2. (in ancient Rome) of or pertaining to the tenth cohort of a legion. n. 3. Also called decuman gate. (in ancient Rome) the main gate of a military camp, facing away from the enemy and near… …   Universalium

  • dec|u|man — «DEHK yu muhn», adjective. 1. very large; immense: »decuman waves. 2. (in Roman history) having to do with the tenth cohort of a legion (used especially of the main gate of a fortified camp, the primary defense of which was the responsibility of… …   Useful english dictionary

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