Pompey


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Pom·pey

 (pŏm′pē) Originally Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus. 106-48 bc.
Roman general and political leader. With Caesar and Crassus he formed a ruling triumvirate (60-53) but was later defeated by Caesar and murdered in Egypt.

Pompey

(ˈpɒmpɪ)
n
(Placename) an informal name for Portsmouth

Pompey

(ˈpɒmpɪ)
n
(Biography) called Pompey the Great; Latin name Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus. 106–48 bc, Roman general and statesman; a member with Caesar and Crassus of the first triumvirate (60). He later quarrelled with Caesar, who defeated him at Pharsalus (48). He fled to Egypt and was murdered

Pom•pey

(ˈpɒm pi)

n.
(Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus) ( “the Great” ) 106–48 B.C., Roman general and statesman.
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Noun1.Pompey - Roman general and statesman who quarrelled with Caesar and fled to Egypt where he was murdered (106-48 BC)Pompey - Roman general and statesman who quarrelled with Caesar and fled to Egypt where he was murdered (106-48 BC)
2.Pompey - a port city in southern England on the English Channel; Britain's major naval base
England - a division of the United Kingdom
Translations

Pompey

[ˈpɒmpɪ] NPompeyo

Pompey

nPompejus m

Pompey

[ˈpɒmpɪ] n Pompey the GreatPompeo Magno
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LET us hurry to the walls," said Abel-Phittim to Buzi-Ben-Levi and Simeon the Pharisee, on the tenth day of the month Thammuz, in the year of the world three thousand nine hundred and fortyone--let us hasten to the ramparts adjoining the gate of Benjamin, which is in the city of David, and overlooking the camp of the uncircumcised; for it is the last hour of the fourth watch, being sunrise; and the idolaters, in fulfilment of the promise of Pompey, should be awaiting us with the lambs for the sacrifices.
Thou forgettest, however, Ben-Levi," replied Abel-Phittim, "that the Roman Pompey, who is now impiously besieging the city of the Most High, has no assurity that we apply not the lambs thus purchased for the altar, to the sustenance of the body, rather than of the spirit.
A draghound will follow aniseed from here to John o'Groat's, and our friend, Armstrong, would have to drive through the Cam before he would shake Pompey off his trail.
He sprang through a gate into a field, dragging the reluctant Pompey after him.
Pompey ran about and whined eagerly outside the gate, where the marks of the brougham's wheels were still to be seen.
Contract notice: humanization and upgrading project for the pompey hospital / lay-st-christophe ehpad (lay-st-christophe site)
Pompey Supporters Trust is the parent organisation of Portsmouth Football Club.
Pompey boss Paul Cook had told the 35-year-old he wanted him to remain part of his plans in League One next season but, with no deal tabled, Doyle elected to swiftly secure his future back at Coventry rather than spending a summer waiting on Blues terms.
Goals from Ipswich old-boy Gary Roberts and giant-killing expert Marc McNulty sent Pompey into round four for the first time in six years.
THE miserable goal drought continued for Championship strugglers Pompey and City at Fratton Park.
Pompey facing crisis a second time PORTSMOUTH Football Club are set to enter administration for the second time in as many years.
Pompey enjoyed nearly universal exaltation, and he was praised as the protector of Rome and was awarded the agnomen, "Magnus," or the Great.