Gracchus

[ grak-uhs ]
/ ˈgræk əs /

noun

Ga·ius Sem·pro·ni·us [gey-uhs sem-proh-nee-uhs], /ˈgeɪ əs sɛmˈproʊ ni əs/, 153–121 b.c., and his brother, Ti·be·ri·us Sempronius [tahy-beer-ee-uhs], /taɪˈbɪər i əs/, 163–133 b.c., Roman reformers and orators.
the Grac·chi [grak-ahy], /ˈgræk aɪ/, the brothers Gracchus.

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Gracchus
/ (ˈɡrækəs) /

noun

Tiberius Sempronius (taɪˈbɪərɪəs sɛmˈprəʊnɪəs). ?163–133 bc, and his younger brother, Gaius Sempronius (ˈɡaɪəs), 153–121 bc, known as the Gracchi. Roman tribunes and reformers. Tiberius attempted to redistribute public land among the poor but was murdered in the ensuing riot. Violence again occurred when the reform was revived by Gaius, and he too was killed
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