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

  • Attila Called "the Scourge of the Gods.” A.D. 406?-453. King of the Huns (433?-453) and the most successful of the barbarian invaders of the Roman Empire.

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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Tyrannidae — the attilas.
  • proper n. A king of the tribes of Huns.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In ornithology, a genus of South American tyrant flycatchers, family Tyrannidæ, sometimes giving name to a subfamily Attilinæ. A. cinerea is the type, and about 12 other species are included in the genus.

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  • n. king of the Huns; the most successful barbarian invader of the Roman Empire (406-453)


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