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Ne·ro

 (nîr′ō, nē′rō) Full name Nero Claudius Caesar. ad 37-68.
Emperor of Rome (54-68) whose early reign was dominated by his mother, Agrippina the Younger. He had his mother and wife murdered, and he was accused of setting the Great Fire of Rome (64). He committed suicide after being deposed by the Senate.

Ne·ro′ni·an (nĭ-rō′nē-ən) adj.

Nero

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(Biography) full name Nero Claudius Caesar Drusus Germanicus; original name Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus. 37–68 ad, Roman emperor (54–68). He became notorious for his despotism and cruelty, and was alleged to have started the fire (64) that destroyed a large part of Rome

Ne•ro

(ˈnɪər oʊ)

n.
(Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus) ( “Nero Claudius Caesar Drusus Germanicus” ) A.D. 37–68, emperor of Rome 54–68.
Ne•ro•ni•an (nɪˈroʊ ni ən) adj.
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Noun1.Nero - Roman Emperor notorious for his monstrous vice and fantastic luxury (was said to have started a fire that destroyed much of Rome in 64) but the Roman Empire remained prosperous during his rule (37-68)Nero - Roman Emperor notorious for his monstrous vice and fantastic luxury (was said to have started a fire that destroyed much of Rome in 64) but the Roman Empire remained prosperous during his rule (37-68)
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