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Masinissa

or Mas·si·nis·sa

[mas-uh-nis-uh]
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noun
  1. 238–149 b.c., king of Numidia c210–149.
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Examples from the Web for massinissa

Historical Examples

  • Massinissa was an able ruler and a decided benefactor to Numidia.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 17, Slice 7

    Various

  • The lifeless body, laid on a bier, is presented to Scipio by Massinissa.

  • But retourning gayne to this afflicted gentleman Massinissa.

    The Palace of Pleasure

    William Painter

  • Now the time was come that Llius and Massinissa were sent for to the Campe.

    The Palace of Pleasure

    William Painter

  • Disputes with Massinissa, which led to the gradual partition of the Carthaginian territory in Africa.

    A Manual of Ancient History

    A. H. L. (Arnold Hermann Ludwig) Heeren


British Dictionary definitions for massinissa

Massinissa

noun
  1. a variant spelling of Masinissa
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Masinissa

Massinissa

noun
  1. ?238–?149 bc, king of Numidia (?210–149), who fought as an ally of Rome against Carthage in the Second Punic War
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