a Continental unit of measurement for type, equal to 12 Didot points, or 0.178 inch (4.5 millimeters), roughly comparable to a pica.
Other definitions for Cicero (2 of 2)
Marcus Tul·li·us [tuhl-ee-uhs], /ˈtʌl i əs/, "Tully", 106–43 b.c., Roman statesman, orator, and writer.
a city in NE Illinois, near Chicago.
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How to use cicero in a sentence
It resonated with other efforts to expand civil and human rights, from Montgomery to cicero and Selma to Stockton.50 Years After Attica, Prisoners Are Still Protesting Brutal Conditions. Will America Finally Listen? | Heather Ann Thompson | September 8, 2021 | Time
Content on both channels is personality and character-driven, crucial for platform growth, said cicero.How El Dodo’s Facebook and YouTube strategy led to profitability in three years | Kayleigh Barber | August 16, 2021 | Digiday
What’s even more crucial for growing a new foreign language brand on TikTok and other social media platforms is having on-screen talent and behind-the-camera creators who understand the audience that they’re making this content for, cicero added.How El Dodo’s Facebook and YouTube strategy led to profitability in three years | Kayleigh Barber | August 16, 2021 | Digiday
Both men imagined that someday, their work together might merit inclusion in an anthology like that, alongside cicero, Lincoln and Disraeli.An anthology of great speeches, from the inspirational to the ominous | Jeff Shesol | July 9, 2021 | Washington Post
cicero said that while using popular songs that are trending can help build an audience on TikTok, those popular songs are really only free to use on that platform.Why Gallery Media is writing songs for brands on TikTok and Instagram | Kayleigh Barber | July 8, 2021 | Digiday
But the Roman orator cicero felt that Calgacus and the peoples vanquished by Rome were missing a broader point.
But his conclusion is that cicero and Kipling got something right.
It had rained all night and was still drizzling when I headed for the Hawthorne Race Course in suburban cicero, Illinois.
What were your sources for that voice—or voices, because Lincoln is sometimes hick, sometimes cicero?Making Lincoln Sexy: Jerome Charyn’s Fictional President | Tom LeClair | March 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
“Whether you have any news or not, write something,” cicero implored a friend in Rome while traveling in the provinces.
With the eloquence of a cicero and the skill of an attorney-general, Miss Sleek "showed cause" against everybody.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume II (of 3) | Charles James Wills
Whirle aboute, copied from volutantur in cicero; see last note.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems | Geoffrey Chaucer
But all the Greeks, and after them the Romans, especially in the time of cicero, sought the graces and fascinations of style.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I | John Lord
It is the exquisite art seen in all the writings of cicero which makes them classic; it is the style rather than the ideas.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I | John Lord
Up early; and after reading a little in cicero, I made me ready and to my office, where all the morning very busy.Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete | Samuel Pepys
British Dictionary definitions for cicero (1 of 2)
a measure for type that is somewhat larger than the pica
British Dictionary definitions for Cicero (2 of 2)
Marcus Tullius (ˈmɑːkəs ˈtʌlɪəs). 106–43 bc, Roman consul, orator, and writer. He foiled Catiline's conspiracy (63) and was killed by Mark Antony's agents after he denounced Antony in the Philippics. His writings are regarded as a model of Latin prose: Formerly known in English as: Tully
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Cultural definitions for Cicero
An orator, writer, and statesman of ancient Rome. His many speeches to the Roman Senate are famous for their rhetorical techniques and their ornate style.
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