from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Pompey Originally Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus. 106-48 B.C. Roman general and political leader. With Caesar and Crassus he formed a ruling triumvirate (60-50) but was later defeated by Caesar and murdered in Egypt.
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- proper n. The city of Portsmouth
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To pamper.
- Bulging or sagging in a dangerous degree: said of a floor in a burning building; also, applied to ice when it is in a similar dangerous condition from thawing, etc.
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- n. a port city in southern England on the English Channel; Britain's major naval base
- n. Roman general and statesman who quarrelled with Caesar and fled to Egypt where he was murdered (106-48 BC)
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