Definition of Romulus in US English:


proper noun

Roman Mythology
  • One of the traditional founders of Rome, with his brother Remus. The twin sons of Mars by the Vestal Virgin Silvia, Romulus and Remus were abandoned at birth but were found and suckled by a she-wolf and brought up by a shepherd family. Remus is said to have been killed by Romulus during an argument about the new city.