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Antonius

[an-toh-nee-uh s] /ænˈtoʊ ni əs/
noun
1.
Marcus, Antony, Mark.

Antony

[an-tuh-nee] /ˈæn tə ni/
noun
1.
Mark (Marcus Antonius) 83?–30 b.c, Roman general: friend of Caesar; member of the second triumvirate and rival of Octavian.
2.
a male given name.
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  • And by that same step let the audacity of marcus antonius, waging a nefarious war, be branded with infamy.

  • What more adverse decisions, O marcus antonius, can you want?

  • So marcus antonius was wonte to say, that he had knowen many wel spoken men, but none eloquente.

  • Whereby marcus antonius might then all the reste of the daie, marche without any disquietnesse.

    Machiavelli, Volume I Niccol Machiavelli
  • From that moment the old-time magnetic statesman and general, marcus antonius—with his shrewd plans for world conquest—was dead.

    Superwomen Albert Payson Terhune
  • The orator marcus antonius found a faithful friend, but still he did not escape.

    Plutarch's Lives, Volume II Aubrey Stewart & George Long
  • Whereupon up from his seat sprang marcus antonius, flourishing in his hand a packet.

    A Friend of Caesar William Stearns Davis
  • One of them detained marcus antonius, who generally watched over his chiefs safety: the others gathered round Caesar.

    Ancient Rome Mary Agnes Hamilton
  • Gabinius therefore came upon him, having sent marcus antonius, with other commanders, before.

    The Antiquities of the Jews Flavius Josephus
  • I spoke of Crassus a moment ago; marcus antonius, when a youth, had the same success.

    De Officiis Marcus Tullius Cicero
British Dictionary definitions for marcus antonius

Antonius

/ænˈtəʊnɪəs/
noun
1.
Marcus (ˈmɑːkəs) Latin name of (Mark) Antony

Antony

/ˈæntənɪ/
noun
1.
Mark. Latin name Marcus Antonius. ?83–30 bc, Roman general who served under Julius Caesar in the Gallic wars and became a member of the second triumvirate (43). He defeated Brutus and Cassius at Philippi (42) but having repudiated his wife for Cleopatra, queen of Egypt, he was defeated by his brother-in-law Octavian (Augustus) at Actium (31)
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Word Origin and History for marcus antonius

Antony

masc. proper name, from Latin Antonius, name of a Roman gens (see Anthony).

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