American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth 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.
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.
- n. informal The city of Portsmouth
- 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)
“Friday, April 17, 2009 at 3: 18 p.m. POMPEY (AP) -- An 18-year-old man has admitted breaking into a Pompey hunter's home and helping steal his collection of big-game animal pelts, including a rare polar bear skin rug.”
“Pompey is afterwards dismayed to attend to which a Roman in actuality is in a field, which troops avocation "Can from a path of Egypt's widow pluck/The ne'er-lust-wearied Antony.”
“-- In Act Two, a immature Pompey is in fighting behind opposite a triumvirate of Octavius, Antony as good as Lepidus, fervent to rehabilitate a reputation of his father, once cheered by a Roman mob, killed in conflict by Julius Caesar.”
“Actually Caecilius was a real person who lived in Pompey and the remains of his house are in all the tourist brochures - hence his inclusion in the CLC.”
“He's extremely happy that coach (Tony) Dungy and Bill Polian expressed that they wanted to have him back and we wanted to get it done," said Kevin Pompey, Brock's agent.”
“Clark cut his name on this rock, which is not so far from the railway station they call Pompey's”
“I called Pompey's attention to the subject, and he — he agreed with me.”
“At once I called Pompey's attention to the subject, and he -- he agreed with me.”
“Surely, in short, Pompey shouldn't be allowed to win this Cup with this cheatingly-acquired team?”
“And from this time on he often privately referred to Pompey as “the Pharaoh” or sometimes as “the Shah.””
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