Definition for A-CRO-CE-RAU'NI-AN

A-CRO-CE-RAU'NI-AN, a. [Gr. ακρα, a summit, and κεραυνος, thunder.]

An epithet applied to certain mountains, between Epirus and Illyricum, in the 41st degree of latitude. They project into the Adriatic, and are so termed from being often struck with lightning. – Encyc.

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