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Flaminius

[fluh-min-ee-uh s]
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noun
  1. Ga·ius [gey-uh s] /ˈgeɪ əs/, died 217 b.c., Roman statesman and general who was defeated by Hannibal.
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Historical Examples

  • "That is what Flaminius stands for," resumed Lucius after a moment of silence.

    The Lion's Brood

    Duffield Osborne

  • Was not the lesson of Flaminius enough for these drinkers of vinegar-water?

    The Lion's Brood

    Duffield Osborne

  • Nor was Hannibal mistaken in his calculations in regard to Flaminius.

  • In pursuit of him came Flaminius, in hot haste to close with the enemy.

  • Another work done by Flaminius stands to this day as a memorial of him.

    Ancient Rome

    Mary Agnes Hamilton


British Dictionary definitions for flaminius

Flaminius

noun
  1. Gaius (ˈɡaɪəs). died 217 bc, Roman statesman and general: built the Flaminian Way; defeated by Hannibal at Trasimene (217)
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