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[an-toh-nee-uh s] /ænˈtoʊ ni əs/
Marcus, Antony, Mark.


[an-tuh-nee] /ˈæn tə ni/
Mark (Marcus Antonius) 83?–30 b.c, Roman general: friend of Caesar; member of the second triumvirate and rival of Octavian.
a male given name. Unabridged
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  • And by that same step let the audacity of marcus antonius, waging a nefarious war, be branded with infamy.

  • What more adverse decisions, O marcus antonius, can you want?

  • So marcus antonius was wonte to say, that he had knowen many wel spoken men, but none eloquente.

  • Whereby marcus antonius might then all the reste of the daie, marche without any disquietnesse.

    Machiavelli, Volume I Niccol Machiavelli
  • From that moment the old-time magnetic statesman and general, marcus antonius—with his shrewd plans for world conquest—was dead.

    Superwomen Albert Payson Terhune
  • The orator marcus antonius found a faithful friend, but still he did not escape.

    Plutarch's Lives, Volume II Aubrey Stewart & George Long
  • Whereupon up from his seat sprang marcus antonius, flourishing in his hand a packet.

    A Friend of Caesar William Stearns Davis
  • One of them detained marcus antonius, who generally watched over his chiefs safety: the others gathered round Caesar.

    Ancient Rome Mary Agnes Hamilton
  • Gabinius therefore came upon him, having sent marcus antonius, with other commanders, before.

    The Antiquities of the Jews Flavius Josephus
  • I spoke of Crassus a moment ago; marcus antonius, when a youth, had the same success.

    De Officiis Marcus Tullius Cicero
British Dictionary definitions for marcus antonius


Marcus (ˈmɑːkəs) Latin name of (Mark) Antony


Mark. Latin name Marcus Antonius. ?83–30 bc, Roman general who served under Julius Caesar in the Gallic wars and became a member of the second triumvirate (43). He defeated Brutus and Cassius at Philippi (42) but having repudiated his wife for Cleopatra, queen of Egypt, he was defeated by his brother-in-law Octavian (Augustus) at Actium (31)
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Word Origin and History for marcus antonius


masc. proper name, from Latin Antonius, name of a Roman gens (see Anthony).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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