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  1. Marcus Vip·sa·ni·us [vip-sey-nee-uh s] /vɪpˈseɪ ni əs/, 63–12 b.c., Roman statesman, general, and engineer: defeated Antony and Cleopatra at Actium.
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Examples from the Web for agrippa

Historical Examples

  • However, they escaped at length, and king Agrippa forgave them their offenses.

    The Life of Flavius Josephus

    Flavius Josephus

  • Agrippa had a demon who waited upon him in the shape of a dog.

    The Phantom World

    Augustin Calmet

  • Then Agrippa said unto Paul, Thou art permitted to speak for thyself.

  • Agrippa showed less power of endurance than his friend and master.

    Pagan and Christian Rome

    Rodolfo Lanciani

  • Agrippa has been tersely described as a "meteor of philosophy."

British Dictionary definitions for agrippa


  1. Marcus Vipsanius (ˈmɑːkəs vɪpˈseɪnɪəs). 63–12 bc, Roman general: chief adviser and later son-in-law of Augustus
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