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Lucretia

[ loo-kree-shuh, -shee-uh ]
/ lʊˈkri ʃə, -ʃi ə /
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noun
Also Lu·crece [loo-krees]. /luˈkris/. Roman Legend. a Roman woman whose suicide led to the expulsion of the Tarquins and the establishment of the Roman republic.
a female given name.
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Lucretia
/ (luːˈkriːʃɪə) /

noun
(in Roman legend) a Roman woman who killed herself after being raped by a son of Tarquin the Proud
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