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[haz-droo-buh l, haz-droo-] /ˈhæz drʊ bəl, hæzˈdru-/
died 207 b.c, Carthaginian general (brother of Hannibal).
died 221 b.c, Carthaginian general (brother-in-law of Hannibal). Unabridged
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  • By those same, replied Hasdrubal, who have shown such determined hostility to the violators of treaties.

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

    Hannibal Jacob Abbott
  • Hasdrubal, who had resumed his seat while the last speaker was addressing the Senate, rose again.

    Lords of the World Alfred John Church
  • The name of the Carthaginian general on this occasion was Hasdrubal.

    Hannibal Jacob Abbott
  • To please her father Hasdrubal she had ensnared him by witchcraft against his will to espouse the Carthaginian cause.

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

    Hannibal Jacob Abbott
  • It was necessary that Hasdrubal should succumb to make way for Hannibal.

    Snnica Vicente Blasco Ibez
  • Hasdrubal fled with the remainder of his army toward the Tagus and the Pyrenees.

  • It was but a few months before that Hasdrubal had fallen beneath the dagger of a native servant.

  • But the despatches of Hasdrubal were intercepted by the Romans.

British Dictionary definitions for Hasdrubal


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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