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n. - A port city in southern England on the English Channel; Roman general and statesman who quarrelled with Caesar and fled to Egypt where he was murdered (106-48 BC).

Usage examples (37)
  • And from this time on he often privately referred to Pompey as “the Pharaoh” or sometimes as “the Shah.”
  • They be whipping me so I say my name be Pompey and I be a runaway slave.
  • Mithridates and Pompey is marked by Appian (de Bell.
  • Portsmouth with nicknamed "Pompey", This request team kits. for more
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