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Kleopatra

[klee-uh-pa-truh, -pah-, -pey-] /ˌkli əˈpæ trə, -ˈpɑ-, -ˈpeɪ-/
noun
1.
Cleopatra (def 2).
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  • Kleopatra kept him there longer than he at first intended to stay.

  • The King, the elder brother of Kleopatra, was drowned in the Nile.

  • Dion says that he still continued his commerce with Kleopatra.

  • Arsinœ, the sister of Kleopatra, appeared in the Egyptian triumph in chains.

  • Still he tarried in his chamber with his wife, Kleopatra, by his side, and heeded not the hunger and the wailings of the people.

    Museum of Antiquity L. W. Yaggy
  • Suddenly it burst into a flame, and suddenly the strength of Meleagros began to fail as he lay in the arms of Kleopatra.

    Museum of Antiquity L. W. Yaggy
  • And yet more bitterly sorrowed his wife, Kleopatra, and yearned for the love which had been torn away from her.

    Museum of Antiquity L. W. Yaggy
  • Amphikrates also received an honourable interment from Kleopatra, and his body lies at Sapha, a place in those parts so called.

    Plutarch's Lives, Volume II Aubrey Stewart & George Long
  • But among the Argonauts there are also some Boreads, the brothers of Kleopatra, the uncles of the maltreated boys.

  • But what especially moved Alexander was the conduct of Attalus at the marriage feast of his niece Kleopatra.

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