- Marcus Claudius,268?–208 b.c., Roman general and consul.
- Saint,died a.d. 309, pope 308–309.
- Marcello Cervini, 1501–55, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1555.
[ah-lee, ah-lee for 1–4; ah-lee for 5]
- ʿAlī ibn-abu-Talibthe Lion of God, a.d. c600–661, Arab caliph (cousin and son-in-law of Muhammad).
- Mehemet Ali.
- Mohammed,1909–63, Pakistani statesman and diplomat.
- Mohammed Ali, Maulana.
- MuhammadCassius (Marcellus) Clay, Jr., 1942–2016, U.S. boxer: world heavyweight champion 1964–67, 1974–78, 1978–79.
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Examples from the Web for marcellus
Marcellus didn't have any relations, as far as anybody knows, and neither did his wife.
You know as well as I do that Marcellus didn't want to see us.
That's the only time Marcellus laughed while we was inside that house.
Occasionally, but very rarely, she had eaten Sunday dinner with Marcellus.
I did think there wasn't anything I wouldn't do for Marcellus.
- Marcus Claudius (ˈmɑːkəs ˈklɔːdɪəs). ?268–208 bc, Roman general and consul, who captured Syracuse (212) in the Second Punic War
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Word Origin and History for marcellus
masc. proper name, Latin, diminutive of Marcus.
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