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Scip•i•o



Pronunciation: (sip'ē-ō", skip'-), [key]
n.
1. Pub•li•us Cor•nel•ius Scipio Af•ri•ca•nus Major Pronunciation: (pub'lē-us kôr-nēl'yus, af"ri-kā'nus, -kan'us, -kän'-), [key] (“Scipio the Elder”), 237–183b.c.,Roman general who defeated Hannibal.
2. his adopted grandsonPublius Cornelius Scipio Ae•mil•i•a•nus Africanus Minor Pronunciation: (ē-mil"ē-ā'nus), [key] (“Scipio the Younger”), c185–129 b.c.,Roman general: besieger and destroyer of Carthage.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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