Minturnae (mĬntûr´nē), ancient town of Latium, Italy, 7 mi (11.3 km) E of Formia. It was important because it controlled the bridge on the Appian Way over the Liris River. Founded by a people called the Aurunci or Ausones, it became a Roman colony (295 BC) and a flourishing commercial center. There are important ruins (including an aqueduct), two theaters, forums, and other buildings N of modern Minturno.
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