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Varro

[var-oh] /ˈvær oʊ/
noun
1.
Marcus Terentius
[tuh-ren-shee-uh s,, -shuh s] /təˈrɛn ʃi əs,, -ʃəs/ (Show IPA),
c116–27? b.c, Roman scholar and author.
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  • It is hardly possible that the author of the book made these references to Varro.

  • Varro sounded the praise of drunkenness in terms no less pathetic.

    Ebrietatis Encomium Boniface Oinophilus
  • When they are gone, I will fight Varro on the rostra, in the Senate.

    The Lion's Brood

    Duffield Osborne
  • The red flag fluttered in the breeze above the tent of Varro.

    The Lion's Brood

    Duffield Osborne
  • They reminded him of the beeves in the shambles of the elder Varro.

    The Lion's Brood

    Duffield Osborne
  • You will find, I think, that Varro will give you quite as much trouble as Hannibal.

    Hannibal Jacob Abbott
  • Varro was very eager to follow them there, but Æmilius ordered his men to halt.

    Hannibal Jacob Abbott
  • Varro insisted on giving the Carthaginians immediate battle.

    Hannibal Jacob Abbott
  • Varro spoke proudly of Rome, and Lucius of Britain, and the time sped on.

    Saronia Richard Short
  • Varro passed that way, and said: 'I will drop in and see Chios.'

    Saronia Richard Short
British Dictionary definitions for Varro

Varro

/ˈværəʊ/
noun
1.
Marcus Terentius (ˈmɑːkəs təˈrɛntɪəs). 116–27 bc, Roman scholar and satirist
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