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Agricola

[uh-grik-uh-luh]
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noun
  1. Geor·gi·us [jawr-jee-uh s, jee-awr-] /ˈdʒɔr dʒi əs, dʒiˈɔr-/, Georg Bauer, 1494–1555, German historian, physician, and pioneer in mineralogy.
  2. Gnae·us Julius [nee-uh s] /ˈni əs/, a.d. 37–93, Roman general: governor of Britain.
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Examples from the Web for agricola

Historical Examples

  • His lecture in the Agricola, I've heard your men say, might have been published.

    Loss and Gain

    John Henry Newman

  • The Picts were the same as the Caledonians of the time of Agricola.

  • Monte (Agricola de) on Nostradamus on the gold diggings, 105.

  • Tacitus (Agricola), his comparison of Ireland with England, 119.

  • The work closes with an eloquent and beautiful apostrophe to Agricola.


British Dictionary definitions for agricola

Agricola

noun
  1. Gnaeus Julius (ˈniːəs ˈdʒuːlɪəs) 40–93 ad, Roman general; governor of Britain who advanced Roman rule north to the Firth of Forth
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