marcus antonius

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Antony

[an-tuh-nee]
noun
1.
Mark (Marcus Antonius) 83?–30 b.c, Roman general: friend of Caesar; member of the second triumvirate and rival of Octavian.
2.
a male given name.
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Antonius (ænˈtəʊnɪəs)
 
n
Latin name of (Mark): Antony Marcus (ˈmɑːkəs)

Antony (ˈæntənɪ)
 
n
Mark. Latin name Marcus Antonius. ?83--30 bc, Roman general who served under Julius Caesar in the Gallic wars and became a member of the second triumvirate (43). He defeated Brutus and Cassius at Philippi (42) but having repudiated his wife for Cleopatra, queen of Egypt, he was defeated by his brother-in-law Octavian (Augustus) at Actium (31)

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Antony
masc. proper name, from L. Antonius, name of a Roman gens (see Anthony).
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