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In Chapter XVI of LLPSI (Line: 26) Orberg gives us:
Portus Ostiensis semper plenus est hominum qui in alias terras navigate volunt.
Orbeg explains 'Ostiensis' in the margin as follows: Ostiensis-e < Ostia.
I don't understand this. Is Ostiensis gen of Ostia?!
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Ostiensis is the adjective derived from Ostia just as Romanus is the adjective derived from Rome; so it means of Ostia, or from Ostia.
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