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Fa•bi•us Max•i•mus



Pronunciation: (fā'bē-us mak'su-mus), [key]
(Quintus Fabius Maximus Verrucosus) (“Cunctator”) 275–203 b.c., Roman statesman and general: defeated Hannibal's army by harassment without risking a pitched battle.

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