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  1. a crater in the second quadrant of the face of the moon: about 32 miles (51.2 km) in diameter.

Seleucus I

  1. Seleucus Nicator, 358?–281? b.c., Macedonian general under Alexander the Great: founder of the Seleucid dynasty.
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Examples from the Web for seleucus

Historical Examples

  • She tries to deceive Caesar as to her wealth, and is shamed by her treasurer Seleucus.

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    Frank Harris

  • Here she cast herself upon the protection of Seleucus, king of Syria.


    Jacob Abbott

  • Seleucus was very easily induced to enter into these plans, and war was declared.


    Jacob Abbott

  • Seleucus paid Erasistratus about £20,000 for curing his son Antiochus.

  • Among them is a Seleucus, who by his name should be a Greek.

British Dictionary definitions for seleucus

Seleucus I

  1. surname Nicator. ?358–280 bc, Macedonian general under Alexander the Great, who founded the Seleucid kingdom
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