[ huh-mil-kahr bahr-kuh, ham-uhl-kahr ]
/ həˈmɪl kɑr ˈbɑr kə, ˈhæm əlˌkɑr /
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c270–228 b.c., Carthaginian general and statesman (father of Hannibal).
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How to use Hamilcar Barca in a sentence
On land they did not trust the one really great general whom 33 they had—Hamilcar Barca.Ancient Rome|Mary Agnes Hamilton
This was the celebrated Hamilcar Barca, the father of the still more celebrated Hannibal.A Smaller History of Rome|William Smith and Eugene Lawrence
Hamilcar Barca and Hasdrubal, his son-in-law, conquer a great part of Spain.
The second son of Hamilcar Barca, and younger brother of Hannibal.
After a sanguinary and desperate struggle, Hamilcar Barca crushes them.
British Dictionary definitions for Hamilcar Barca
/ (hæˈmɪlkɑː ˈbɑːkə, ˈhæmɪlˌkɑː) /
died ?228 bc, Carthaginian general; father of Hannibal. He held command (247–41) during the first Punic War and established Carthaginian influence in Spain (237–?228)
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