Well I have found the Saxon Shore written, in some sites, as "Litus Saxonicus", It seems OK, but I have found as well Litus Saxonicum. Source: Notitia dignitatum.

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lītus, gen. lītŏris “shore” is definitely neuter. Litus saxonicus is thus wrong (unless you mean lĭtus, gen. -ūs “smearing”, which is masculine).

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    This answer could be improved: If "saxonicus" is wrong, does that mean "saxonicum" is right? Sep 26, 2021 at 17:17
  • @Quuxplusone. Correct.
    – fdb
    Sep 26, 2021 at 17:58
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    Yes, this answer could be clearer. After all, not all neuter adjectives end in -um either (e.g. litus Cantiense), but Saxonicus, -a, -um does indeed. Sep 26, 2021 at 19:47

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