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Caracalla

[kar-uh-kal-uh]
noun
  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

Caracalla

noun
  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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