- a Continental unit of measurement for type, equal to 12 Didot points, or 0.178 inches (4.5 mm), roughly comparable to a pica.
Origin of cicero
- Marcus Tul·li·us [tuhl-ee-uh s] /ˈtʌl i əs/, Tully, 106–43 b.c., Roman statesman, orator, and writer.
- a city in NE Illinois, near Chicago.
Examples from the Web for cicero
Contemporary Examples of cicero
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.Chicago’s Running of the Bulls
July 26, 2014
What were your sources for that voice—or voices, because Lincoln is sometimes hick, sometimes Cicero?Making Lincoln Sexy: Jerome Charyn’s Fictional President
March 6, 2014
“Whether you have any news or not, write something,” Cicero implored a friend in Rome while traveling in the provinces.Social Media is So Old Even the Romans Had It
October 25, 2013
Historical Examples of cicero
Besides, how absolute is that praise that Cicero gives of it!The Praise of Folly
No extant writer mentions them older than Cicero and Cornelius Nepos.Charmides
Cicero was of low birth, and Metellus was the son of a licentious woman.
Metellus said to Cicero, "Dare you tell your father's name?"
It may be questioned whether Cicero would have said this of the Old Bailey.The Comic Latin Grammar
- a measure for type that is somewhat larger than the pica
Word Origin for cicero
- 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 proseFormerly known in English as: Tully
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.