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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Translations

Pompey

[ˈpɒmpɪ] NPompeyo

Pompey

nPompejus m

Pompey

[ˈpɒmpɪ] n Pompey the GreatPompeo Magno
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Former friends Pompey Magnus (played by Cranham) and Julius Caesar (played by Hinds) battle it out, while Kevin McKidd - as war hero Lucius Vorenus - fights to save his marriage.
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Pompey Magnus (Kenneth Cranham) and his loyal Senate members, however, are less than sanguine about Caesar's impending usurpation of their powers.