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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Cleopatra 69-30 B.C. Egyptian queen (51-49 and 48-30) noted for her beauty and charisma. Octavian defeated the forces led by Cleopatra and Mark Antony at Actium (31).

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  • proper n. A given name of women in the Ptolemy dynasty of Egypt; notably Queen Cleopatra VII of Egypt (69 BC - 30 BC); last of the Ptolemy family.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a queen of Egypt; b. 69 b. c., d. 30 b. c.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. beautiful and charismatic queen of Egypt; mistress of Julius Caesar and later of Mark Antony; killed herself to avoid capture by Octavian (69-30 BC)

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From Ancient Greek Κλεοπάτρα (Kleopatra) (Wiktionary)

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