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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Agricola, Gnaeus Julius A.D. 37-93. Roman soldier and politician who as governor of Britain (77-84) brought most of its inhabitants under Roman control. He also circumnavigated Britain, thereby discovering it to be an island.

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  • n. Roman general who was governor of Britain and extended Roman rule north to the Firth of Forth (37-93)

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Examples

  • In 83 AD Londinium, doctor Julius “Arcturus” Favonianus learns from widow Claudia “Gwyna” Catussa that his prime employer and friend Britannia Governor, Agricola is in trouble with Roman Emperor Domitian.

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  • My only other note is that the hit game seems to be something called Agricola, which is supposed to be the next Caylus-killer.

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  • Other similar games: Agricola, which is Latin for farmer, so the game is not, as you might expect, about harvesting Pepsi cans.

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  • It recognises that there were different points of view regarding the coming of the Romans, as the Votadini tribe of south-east Scotland are presented as co-operating with Agricola, which is entirely consistent with the role documented for the tribe in later Roman Britain.

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  • The home government, whether averse to expensive conquests of barren hills, or afraid of a victorious general, abruptly recalled Agricola, and his northern conquests -- all beyond the Tweed, if not all beyond Cheviot -- were abandoned.

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  • [FN#633] In the Latin Catalogue he is called Agricola, and by

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  • Angela, who, from this time, might be called Agricola's betrothed, justified in every point the flattering portrait which the smith had drawn of her in his interview with poor

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  • Angela, struggling with Ciboule, uttered loud cries of distress, and still attempted to guard the room in which her mother had taken refuge; whilst the latter, leaning from the window, called Agricola to their assistance.

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  • Rosenberg, who shared the '07 award on the strength of one brilliant game (a little number I like to call Agricola) comes up with an elaborate expansion of that game, as well as the third member of the so-called Harvest Trilogy.

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  • The "Agricola" is a biographical sketch of the writer's father-in-law, who, as has been said, was a distinguished man and governor of Britain.

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