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Vercingetorix

[vur-sin-jet-uh-riks, -get-]
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noun
  1. died 45? b.c., Gallic chieftain conquered by Caesar.
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Examples from the Web for vercingetorix

Historical Examples

  • The great hero of the Gauls in their struggle with the Romans was Vercingetorix.

    Introductory American History

    Henry Eldridge Bourne

  • We should have a different idea of Cæsar if Vercingetorix had written his Commentaries.

    Bouvard and Pcuchet

    Gustave Flaubert

  • It was during the war of independence aroused by the patriotism of Vercingetorix.

    Urania

    Camille Flammarion

  • Really, no; it would never be Vercingetorix I should send for, to make a fourteenth.

    Swann's Way

    Marcel Proust

  • Above it on the top of the hill is an enormous statue of Vercingetorix.

    A "Y Girl in France

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British Dictionary definitions for vercingetorix

Vercingetorix

noun
  1. died ?45 bc, Gallic chieftain and hero, executed for leading a revolt against the Romans under Julius Caesar (52 bc)
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