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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • 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).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

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  • proper noun 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.

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  • noun 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)

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek Κλεοπάτρα (Kleopatra)

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