Orgetorix

[ awr-jet-uh-riks ]

noun
  1. flourished c60 b.c., Helvetian chieftain.

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  • They have disappeared, and will disappear like Orgetorix and the dynasties of the time of Caesar.

    Lothair | Benjamin Disraeli
  • This conspiracy failed, through the death of Orgetorix, accused in his own country of a design to usurp the sovereignty.

    History of Julius Caesar Vol. 2 of 2 | Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873.
  • They made great preparations for the expedition, but suddenly Orgetorix died, nor was suspicion lacking that he committed suicide.

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  • The daughter and one of the sons of Orgetorix were made prisoners.

    History of Julius Caesar Vol. 2 of 2 | Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873.
  • Orgetorix was sentenced to die by fire, a punishment awarded to all who encroached upon the popular rights.