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Gracchus

[grak-uh s] /ˈgræk əs/
noun
1.
Gaius Sempronius
[gey-uh s sem-proh-nee-uh s] /ˈgeɪ əs sɛmˈproʊ ni əs/ (Show IPA),
153–121 b.c, and his brother, Tiberius Sempronius
[tahy-beer-ee-uh s] /taɪˈbɪər i əs/ (Show IPA)
163–133 b.c., Roman reformers and orators.
2.
the Gracchi
[grak-ahy] /ˈgræk aɪ/ (Show IPA)
the brothers Gracchus.
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Gracchus

/ˈɡrækəs/
noun
1.
Tiberius Sempronius (taɪˈbɪərɪəs sɛmˈprəʊnɪəs). ?163–133 bc, and his younger brother, Gaius Sempronius (ˈɡaɪəs), 153–121 bc, known as the Gracchi. Roman tribunes and reformers. Tiberius attempted to redistribute public land among the poor but was murdered in the ensuing riot. Violence again occurred when the reform was revived by Gaius, and he too was killed
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