from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A town of northeast Illinois, an industrial and residential suburb of Chicago. Population: 81,800.
- Cicero, Marcus Tullius 106-43 B.C. Roman statesman, orator, and philosopher. A major figure in the last years of the Republic, he is best known for his orations against Catiline and for his mastery of Latin prose. His later writings introduced Greek philosophy to Rome.
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- proper n. The Roman statesman and orator Mārcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 BC).
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- n. Pica type; -- so called by French printers.
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- n. a Roman statesman and orator remembered for his mastery of Latin prose (106-43 BC)
- n. a linear unit of the size of type slightly larger than an em
Latin Cicero, a cognomen in reference to warts (cicer = chickpea). The Latinate form, based on the nominative, displaced Middle English Ciceroun, based on the oblique stem. (Wiktionary)