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Pompey

[pom-pee] /ˈpɒm pi/
noun
1.
(Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus"the Great") 106–48 b.c, Roman general and statesman: a member of the first triumvirate.
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Pompey1

/ˈpɒmpɪ/
noun
1.
an informal name for Portsmouth

Pompey2

/ˈpɒmpɪ/
noun
1.
called Pompey the Great; Latin name Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus. 106–48 bc, Roman general and statesman; a member with Caesar and Crassus of the first triumvirate (60). He later quarrelled with Caesar, who defeated him at Pharsalus (48). He fled to Egypt and was murdered
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