Definitions

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  • proper noun A male given name; of mostly historical use in the Anglo-Saxon world.

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  • noun Emperor of Rome; nephew and son-in-law and adoptive son of Antonius Pius; Stoic philosopher; the decline of the Roman Empire began under Marcus Aurelius (121-180)

Etymologies

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Name of a plebeian Roman gens, Latin Aurelius, from aurum ("gold").

Examples

  • And Marcus Aurelius is not obsessed with his own celebrity or achievements; the first section of the book is a series of thank-yous to the influential people in his life for their wisdom and intelligence.

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  • Although the name Aurelius is not uncommon on tombstones of the first century in this very

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  • Conversely, a kappa recorded by Lanckoronski after the name "Aurelius" on one of the other architraves after the name Aurelius seems to identify the emperor as Marcus Aurelius 'son and successor, Commodus (A.D.

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  • Othello is now a popular pianist called Aurelius Rex (Paul Harris) and Desdemona an esteemed singer named Delia Lane (Marti Stevens).

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  • Judge Carey, however, called Aurelius's claim that its plan would result in higher recoveries for creditors "highly speculative."

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  • Right loath was the swart barbarian to let me have them, but hunger, hunger is a great tamer of your savage; and the steam of good Furbo’s cook-shop yonder was suggestive of savory chops and greasy sausages — and — and — in short, Aurelius, I got them at

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  • This remarkable synchronism, which explains the persecutions under M Aurelius, is shown at length in Milman’s History of

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • The original plan embraced by Tribune Co., Oaktree and Angelo, Gordon proposed settling claims related to the larger, first step of the Zell transaction by giving bondholders, such as Aurelius, $300 million in cash.

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  • The original plan embraced by Tribune Co., Oaktree and Angelo, Gordon proposed settling claims related to the larger, first step of the Zell transaction by giving junior bondholders, such as Aurelius, $300 million in cash.

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  • The original plan embraced by Tribune Co., Oaktree and Angelo, Gordon proposed settling claims related to the larger, first step of the Zell transaction by giving junior bondholders, such as Aurelius, $300 million in cash.

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