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Cicero

[sis-uh-roh]
noun
1.
Marcus Tullius [tuhl-ee-uhs] , ("Tully") 106–43 b.c, Roman statesman, orator, and writer.
2.
a city in NE Illinois, near Chicago.
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cicero (ˈsɪsəˌrəʊ)
 
n , pl -ros
a measure for type that is somewhat larger than the pica
 
[C19: from its first being used in a 15th-century edition of the writings of Marcus Tullius Cicero (106--43 bc), the Roman consul, orator, and writer]

Cicero (ˈsɪsəˌrəʊ)
 
n
Formerly known in English as: Tully Marcus Tullius (ˈmɑːkəs ˈtʌlɪəs). 106--43 bc, Roman consul, orator, and writer. He foiled Catiline's conspiracy (63) and was killed by Mark Antony's agents after he denounced Antony in the Philippics. His writings are regarded as a model of Latin prose

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Cicero
Marcus Tullius Cicero, Roman statesman and orator, 106-43 B.C.E.
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Cicero definition


An orator, writer, and statesman of ancient Rome. His many speeches to the Roman Senate are famous for their rhetorical techniques and their ornate style.

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