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Cincinnatus

[sin-suh-ney-tuh s, -nat-uh s] /ˌsɪn səˈneɪ təs, -ˈnæt əs/
noun
1.
Lucius Quinctius
[kwingk-tee-uh s] /ˈkwɪŋk ti əs/ (Show IPA),
519?–439? b.c, Roman general and statesman: dictator 458, 439.
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  • The town is named after an important roman general, Cincinnatus.
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Cincinnatus

/ˌsɪnsɪˈnɑːtəs/
noun
1.
Lucius Quinctius (ˈluːsɪəs ˈkwɪŋktɪəs). ?519–438 bc, Roman general and statesman, regarded as a model of simple virtue; dictator of Rome during two crises (458; 439), retiring to his farm after each one
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