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Caractacus

[kuh-rak-tuh-kuh s] /kəˈræk tə kəs/
noun
1.
flourished a.d. c50, British chieftain who opposed the Romans.
Also, Caradoc
[kuh-rad-uh k] /kəˈræd ək/ (Show IPA)
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British Dictionary definitions for Caractacus

Caractacus

/kəˈræktəkəs/
noun
1.
same as Caratacus

Caratacus

/kəˈrætəkəs/
noun
1.
died ?54 ad, British chieftain: led an unsuccessful resistance against the Romans (43–50)
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Encyclopedia Article for Caractacus

king of the British tribe of Trinovantes, and the son of Cunobelinus (q.v.).

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