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/ ɒkˈteɪ vi ən /
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THINGAMABOB OR THINGUMMY: CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE US AND UK TERMS IN THIS QUIZ?
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Words nearby Octavian
octateuch, octavalent, octave, octave coupler, Octavia, Octavian, Octavius, octavo, octavus, octennial, octet
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How to use Octavian in a sentence
The following year, Caesar's adopted son, Octavian, formed the Second Triumvirate with Mark Antony and Marcus Aemilius Lepidus.A fresh take on why Octavian won the war against Antony and Cleopatra|Jennifer Ouellette|April 2, 2022|Ars Technica
There followed a period of disagreement and bloody conflict between Octavian and Mark Antony.
Octavian was a man of great ambition and had overcome the violence and perfidy of others by often using their own methods.
Octavian is Emperor of Rome, and here again the happy conclusion finds place in that city.Early Theories of Translation|Flora Ross Amos
To his influence especially was attributed the humaner policy of Octavian after his first alliance with Antony and Lepidus.
Octavian Methodism was spared extravagances of this sort, it is true, but it paid a price for the immunity.The Damnation of Theron Ware|Harold Frederic
British Dictionary definitions for Octavian
/ (ɒkˈteɪvɪən) /
the name of Augustus before he became emperor (27 bc)See Augustus
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