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[huh-rey-shuh s, haw-, hoh-]
  1. Publius Horatius Cocles, Roman Legend. a hero celebrated for his defense of the bridge over the Tiber against the Etruscans.
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Historical Examples of horatius

  • But now the crowd had leaders, themselves also nobles, Valerius and Horatius.

    Stories From Livy

    Alfred Church

  • He told us how Horatius kept the bridge in the brave days of old.

  • Jim and I used to say Horatius together, and it was such fun.

    An Old-fashioned Girl

    Louisa May Alcott

  • Horatius holding his bridge alone, was nothing compared to me.

  • This appeal Horatius made, and it was tried before the assembly of Romans.