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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.
(Placename) an informal name for Portsmouth
(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
(Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus) ( “the Great” ) 106–48 B.C., Roman general and statesman.
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|Noun||1.||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