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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Roman general who commanded the invasion of Carthage in the second Punic War and defeated Hannibal at Zama (circa 237-183 BC).

Usage examples (33)
  • During this time, Scipio -- that is, the Scipio who conquered Hannibal -- had disappeared from the stage.
  • "Scipio," said he, "this gentleman will have a glass of wine with me."
  • Truly a commendable continence! and such as Scipio himself must have applauded.
  • "Scipio," said I, with some little hesitation, "I heard some one singing just now. for more
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