Messalina

[ mes-uh-lahy-nuh ]
/ ˌmɛs əˈlaɪ nə /

noun

Valeria, died a.d. 48, third wife of Claudius I.

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Messalina
/ (ˌmɛsəˈliːnə) /

noun

Valeria (vəˈlɪərɪə). died 48 ad, wife of the Roman emperor Claudius, notorious for her debauchery and cruelty
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