Alexander Severus

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Alexander Se·ve·rus

 (sə-vîr′əs), Marcus Aurelius ad 208?-235.
Emperor of Rome (222-235) who succeeded his cousin and adoptive father, Heliogabalus. His death at the hands of mutinous troops was followed by fifty years of political instability in the Roman Empire.
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Alexan′der Se•ve′rus

(səˈvɪər əs)
n.
A.D. 208?–235, Roman emperor 222–235.
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