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Lucius

[loo-shuh s] /ˈlu ʃəs/
noun
1.
a male given name: from a Latin word meaning “light.”.

Lucius I

[loo-shee-uh s, -shuh s] /ˈlu ʃi əs, -ʃəs/
noun
1.
Saint, died a.d. 254, pope 253–254.

Lucius II

noun
1.
(Gherardo Caccianemici dell' Orso) died 1145, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1144–45.

Lucius III

noun
1.
(Ubaldo Allucingoli) died 1185, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1181–85.
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  • This Lucius was an auctioneer who had set free one of his slaves, Felix.

  • Next to the "terebinth" was the tomb of the favorite horse of Lucius Verus.

    Pagan and Christian Rome Rodolfo Lanciani
  • Why do you vow as if the gods had already passed judgment, Lucius?

    The Lion's Brood

    Duffield Osborne
  • "That is what Flaminius stands for," resumed Lucius after a moment of silence.

    The Lion's Brood

    Duffield Osborne
  • Lucius respects my father too much for that—and too disinterestedly.

    The Lion's Brood

    Duffield Osborne
  • I love you, Lucius; the laughter of the old days has passed.

    The Lion's Brood

    Duffield Osborne
  • Lady Aphrodite was alone wanting, but she had to head the mnage of Sir Lucius.

    The Young Duke Benjamin Disraeli
Word Origin and History for Lucius

masc. proper name; see Lucian.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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