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Calpurnia

[kal-pur-nee-uh]
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noun
  1. flourished 1st century b.c., third wife of Julius Caesar 59–44.Compare Cornelia(def 2), Pompeia.
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Historical Examples

  • Calpurnia was very easily led by these inducements to undertake the commission.

    Nero

    Jacob Abbott

  • He had a wife, named Calpurnia, to whom he had been married about ten years.

  • Calpurnia Mordacks was in her duty now, and took her autumn holiday at Flamborough.

    Mary Anerley

    R. D. Blackmore

  • Calpurnia's womanly instinct was quicker than the suspicion of Csar and his friends.

    Roman Women

    Alfred Brittain

  • Calpurnia just looked out of the window and discovered that we were in mid-stream.