1st century bc, British chieftain, king of the Catuvellauni tribe, who organized resistance to Caesar's invasion of Britain (54 bc)
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How to use Cassivelaunus in a sentence
Ultimately he decisively defeated Cassivelaunus, the leader, either near London or his capital, Verulamium.The Towns of Roman Britain | James Oliver Bevan
Cassivelaunus was a chieftain of the Britons who had been entrusted with the supreme command against Cæsar.
On this spot stood the chief town of the Cassii, whose king, Cassivelaunus, vainly opposed the inroads of Cæsar.England, Picturesque and Descriptive | Joel Cook
Cassivelaunus had prepared the river for Cæsar, by planting it full of stakes (and had, no doubt, put up a notice-board).Three Men in a Boat | Jerome K. Jerome
They also showed him the way to the contemptible cluster of houses which Cassivelaunus dignified with the name of his capital.The Comic History Of England | Gilbert Abbott A'Beckett