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  1. Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Bassianus, a.d. 188–217, Roman emperor 211–217.
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Examples from the Web for caracalla

Historical Examples

  • Severus died at York in 211, and Caracalla there began his reign.

    A Literary History of the English People

    Jean Jules Jusserand

  • The Baths of Caracalla and Diocletian had then their pillars and coating of marble.

  • Caracalla, Emperor, was visited by the ghost of his father Severus.

    Real Ghost Stories

    William T. Stead

  • The Earl answered by a bon mot, and turned to a bust of Caracalla.

    Eugene Aram, Complete

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton

  • He came as messenger from Caracalla, who wished to speak to Melissa.

British Dictionary definitions for caracalla


  1. real name Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, original name Bassianus. 188–217 ad, Roman emperor (211–17): ruled with cruelty and extravagance; assassinated
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