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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Antonius, Marcus See Mark Antony.

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  • n. Roman general under Julius Caesar in the Gallic wars; repudiated his wife for the Egyptian queen Cleopatra; they were defeated by Octavian at Actium (83-30 BC)

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Examples

  • The New York Times reviewer called Antonius “an eloquent advocate” of Arab nationalism.

    Crossing Mandelbaum Gate

  • Cicero, in the second Philippic calls Antonius a catamite; but in

    Satyricon

  • Is the little worm aware that one reason I stay so close to Italia is to keep the name Marcus Antonius alive in Italian eyes?

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • An opinion shared by a troupe of musicians and dancers who had hastened from Byzantium at the news of his advent in the neighborhood; from Spain to Babylonia, every member of the League of Dionysiac Entertainers knew the name Marcus Antonius.

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • Her Antonius is a bit of a lad, if you follows me, but not cruel.

    Fortune's Favorites

  • Cicero, in the second Philippic calls Antonius a catamite; but in Republican Rome, it is to Catullus that we must turn to find the most decisive evidence of their almost universal inclination to sodomy.

    The Satyricon — Complete

  • You vote a supplication; you do not call Antonius an enemy.

    The Orations of Marcus Tullius Cicero, Volume 4

  • Cicero rose next and delivered the following speech, objecting to the relinquishment of the robe of war, and blaming Servilius for not calling Antonius an enemy.

    The Orations of Marcus Tullius Cicero, Volume 4

  • Dwan check-called Antonius '$37,200 river bet, but mucked at the sight of his for eights full of fours.

    Poker News

  • Guise, in 1559-60, and he prevented the deed, as he assures the Duchesse de Ferrare, the mother-in-law of the Duc, after that noble was murdered in good earnest. {252c} Calvin, we have shown, knew beforehand of the conspiracy of Amboise, which aimed at the death of "Antonius," obviously

    John Knox and the Reformation

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