Aurelian

[ aw-ree-lee-uh n, aw-reel-yuh n ]
/ ɔˈri li ən, ɔˈril yən /

noun

Lucius Domitius Aurelianus,a.d. 212?–275, Roman emperor 270–275.

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Aurelian
/ (ɔːˈriːlɪən) /

noun

Latin name Lucius Domitius Aurelianus. ?212–275 ad, Roman emperor (270–275), who conquered Palmyra (273) and restored political unity to the Roman Empire
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