Ides of March

Main Entry:  ides of march
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  March 15 on the Roman calendar, the date of Julius Caesar's assassination in 44 BC; also the eighth day after the nones in the ancient Roman calendar (the 15th day of March, May, July, October, the 13th of other months)
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March 15 in the ancient Roman calendar; the day in 44 b.c. on which Julius Caesar was assassinated.

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