from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Claudius I In full Tiberius Claudius Drusus Nero Germanicus. 10 B.C.-A.D. 54. Emperor of Rome (A.D. 41-54) who became ruler after Caligula was murdered. He was poisoned by his wife, Agrippina, after her son Nero was named as heir.
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- n. Roman Emperor after his nephew Caligula was murdered; consolidated the Roman Empire and conquered southern Britain; was poisoned by his fourth wife Agrippina after her son Nero was named as Claudius' heir (10 BC to AD 54)
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