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Julius

[jool-yuh s]
noun
  1. a male given name: a Roman family name.
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Julius I

noun
  1. Saint,died a.d. 352, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 337–352.
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Julius II

noun
  1. Giuliano della Rovere, 1443–1513, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1503–13.
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Julius III

noun
  1. Giammaria Ciocchi del MonteGiovanni Maria del Monte, 1487–1555, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1550–55.
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Historical Examples of julius

  • Romeo and Juliet was to be performed in the afternoon, and Julius Caesar in the evening.

    The Foolish Lovers

    St. John G. Ervine

  • What did Julius Caesar do when a party of senators tried to ruin him?

    Introductory American History

    Henry Eldridge Bourne

  • He'd taken the cap'n's picture, and Julius's and Van Doozen's.

    Cape Cod Stories

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • Julius, who was mate, was roosting on the lee rail amid-ships, helping him swear.

    Cape Cod Stories

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • Upon that Julius was resolved, and the resolve was highly laudable.


British Dictionary definitions for julius

Julius II

noun
  1. original name Guiliano della Rovere. 1443–1513, pope (1503–13). He completed the restoration of the Papal States to the Church, began the building of St Peter's, Rome (1506), and patronized Michelangelo, Raphael, and Bramante
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Word Origin and History for julius

Julius

masc. proper name, from Latin Iulius, name of a Roman gens, perhaps a contraction of *Iovilios "pertaining to or descended from Jove."

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