from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Gracchus, Tiberius Sempronius 163-133 B.C. Roman social reformer. Known with his brother Gaius Sempronius Gracchus (153-121 B.C.) as "the Gracchi,” he sought to aid poor farmers through greater subdivision of land but was killed in a riot. Gaius assumed his brother's work, initiating several reforms, and met a similar fate.
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