Commodus

[kom-uh-duh s]
noun
  1. Lucius Ae·li·us Aurelius [ee-lee-uh s] /ˈi li əs/, a.d. 161–192, Roman emperor 180–192; son and successor of Marcus Aurelius.
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Contemporary Examples of commodus

  • What survives of the 111 in the 111th will soon face down the new Commodus on Pennsylvania Avenue.

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    Whose Heads Will Roll on Nov. 5?

    John Batchelor

    October 28, 2008

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British Dictionary definitions for commodus

Commodus

noun
  1. Lucius Aelius Aurelius (ˈluːsɪəs ˈiːlɪəs ɔːˈriːlɪəs), son of Marcus Aurelius. 161–192 ad, Roman emperor (180–192), noted for his tyrannical reign
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