Pompey

[pom-pee]
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Pompey

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noun
  1. an informal name for Portsmouth

Pompey

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noun
  1. called Pompey the Great; Latin name Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus. 106–48 bc, Roman general and statesman; a member with Caesar and Crassus of the first triumvirate (60). He later quarrelled with Caesar, who defeated him at Pharsalus (48). He fled to Egypt and was murdered
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