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Coriolanus

[kawr-ee-uh-ley-nuh s, kor-] /ˌkɔr i əˈleɪ nəs, ˌkɒr-/
noun
1.
Gaius (or Gnaeus) Marcius
[gey-uh s or nee-uh s,, mahr-shee-uh s] /ˈgeɪ əs or ˈni əs,, ˈmɑr ʃi əs/ (Show IPA),
flourished late 5th century b.c, legendary Roman military hero.
2.
(italics) a tragedy (1608?) by Shakespeare.
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Coriolanus

/ˌkɒrɪəˈleɪnəs/
noun
1.
Gaius Marcius (ˈɡaɪəs ˈmɑːsɪəs). 5th century bc, a legendary Roman general, who allegedly led an army against Rome but was dissuaded from conquering it by his mother and wife
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