Vercingetorix

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Ver·cin·get·o·rix

 (vûr′sĭn-jĕt′ə-rĭks, -gĕt′-) Died 46 bc.
Gaulish chieftain who united several tribes to resist the Roman forces under Julius Caesar. Defeated at the stronghold of Alesia (52), he was brought in captivity to Rome, where he was put on public display and ceremonially executed.

Vercingetorix

(ˌvɜːsɪnˈdʒɛtərɪks)
n
(Biography) died ?45 bc, Gallic chieftain and hero, executed for leading a revolt against the Romans under Julius Caesar (52 bc)

Ver•cin•get•o•rix

(ˌvɜr sɪnˈdʒɛt ə rɪks, -ˈgɛt-)

n.
died 45? B.C., Gaulish chieftain conquered by Caesar.