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Octavia

[ok-tey-vee-uh] /ɒkˈteɪ vi ə/
noun
1.
died 11 b.c, sister of Roman emperor Augustus and wife of Marc Anthony.
2.
a.d. c42–62, Roman empress, wife of Nero.
3.
a female given name.
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Octavia

/ɒkˈteɪvɪə/
noun
1.
died 11 bc, wife of Mark Antony; sister of Augustus
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Word Origin and History for Octavia

fem. proper name, from Latin, fem. of Octavius, literally "the eighth" (see Octavian).

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