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Hamilcar Barca

[ huh-mil-kahr -bahr-kuh, ham-uhl-kahr ]
/ həˈmɪl kɑr ˈbɑr kə, ˈhæm əlˌkɑr /
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noun
c270–228 b.c., Carthaginian general and statesman (father of Hannibal).
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Hamilcar Barca
/ (hæˈmɪlkɑː ˈbɑːkə, ˈhæmɪlˌkɑː) /

noun
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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