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Hasdrubal

[haz-droo-buh l, haz-droo-]
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noun
  1. died 207 b.c., Carthaginian general (brother of Hannibal).
  2. died 221 b.c., Carthaginian general (brother-in-law of Hannibal).
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Historical Examples

  • It was decided, accordingly, to attack Hasdrubal at once, and the signal for battle was given.

    Hannibal

    Jacob Abbott

  • Even Scipio's terms were found by Hasdrubal to be inadmissible.

    Hannibal

    Jacob Abbott

  • The name of the Carthaginian general on this occasion was Hasdrubal.

    Hannibal

    Jacob Abbott

  • They were, moreover, to allow Hasdrubal's banished opponents to return to Carthage.

    Hannibal

    Jacob Abbott

  • Hasdrubal fled with the remainder of his army toward the Tagus and the Pyrenees.


British Dictionary definitions for hasdrubal

Hasdrubal

noun
  1. died 207 bc, Carthaginian general: commanded the Carthaginian army in Spain (218–211); joined his brother Hannibal in Italy and was killed at the Metaurus
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