tyrant

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tyrant of Syracuse who fought the Carthaginians (430-367 BC) Dionysius , Dionysius the Elder
Emperor of Rome; son of Vespasian who succeeded his brother Titus; instigated a reign of terror and was assassinated as a tyrant (51-96) Domitian , Titus Flavius Domitianus
type genus of the Tyrannidae: tyrant flycatchers genus Tyrannus , Tyrannus
friend of Damon; Phintias (according to legend) was condemned to death by Dionysius the Elder and asked a respite to put his affairs in order; Damon pledged his life for the return of his friend; when Phintias returned in time the tyrant released them bot Phintias , Pythias
New World tyrant flycatchers most numerous in Central America and South America but also in the United States and Canada superfamily Tyrannidae , Tyrannidae
killing a tyrant tyrannicide
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