from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Nero In full Nero Claudius Caesar. A.D. 37-68. Emperor of Rome (54-68) whose early reign was dominated by his mother, Agrippina the Younger. He had his mother and wife murdered, and he may have set the Great Fire of Rome (64). His cruelty and irresponsibility provoked widespread revolts, which led to his suicide.
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- proper n. Roman Emperor from 54 to 68, and the last Emperor of the Julio-Claudian dynasty.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. A Roman emperor notorious for debauchery and barbarous cruelty; hence, any profligate and cruel ruler or merciless tyrant.
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- n. Roman Emperor notorious for his monstrous vice and fantastic luxury (was said to have started a fire that destroyed much of Rome in 64) but the Roman Empire remained prosperous during his rule (37-68)
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Dearest Jane, - I am so glad poor dear little 'Nero' is found.
The duty to police premises is actually fairly narrow and the question at issue in Nero (as later reinterpreted) though is basically, once you start policing premises due to a specific event, where does ceasing to do so incur liability?
Although this case likewise involves a landlord-tenant relationship, Nero is different from this case as it involved a rape in the context of a student/university relationship and the university possessed concrete information concerning previous alleged criminal conduct.
In particular, the court held that in Nero, as a matter of law, moving Davenport to an all male dorm was a reasonable precaution and that only when he was allowed to reside in a co-ed dorm once again was there any possibility of liability.
Oddly in Nero, I am left with the idea that if the college had not moved Mr Davenport to an all male dorm, summary judgement would have been an easy call on behalf of the college ....
Instead of trying to undo the damage inflicted by the villain, Captain Nero (played by Eric Bana), the challenge for our heroes is to stop Nero from causing any further damage.
One of them, Greg Nero, is anything but a sure bet.
An action scene on a Klingon prison planet where Nero is interrogated by threatening Klingons in cool Planet of the Apes-style helmets.
In this one, Romulan Captain Nero unintentionally changes history when he attacks the USS Kelvin, not realizing that his ship has traveled 150 years into the past.
The first is the black spidey and the second is Nero from the video game Devil May Cry.