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Presumed coorse o the Rubicon

The Rubicon (Laitin: Rubico, Italian: Rubicone) is a shallae river in northeastern Italy, aboot 80 kilometres lang, runnin frae the Apennine Muntains tae the Adriatic Sea through the soothren Emilia-Romagna region, atween the touns o Rimini an Cesena. The Laitin wird rubico comes frae the adjective "rubeus", meanin "reid". The river wis so named acause its watters are coloured reid bi mud deposits. It wis key tae pertectin Roum frae ceevil war.