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Ca·to 1

 (kā′tō), Marcus Porcius Known as "the Elder" or "the Censor." 234-149 bc.
Roman politician and general who wrote the first history of Rome. As censor he attempted to restore simplicity to Roman life.

Ca·to 2

 (kā′tō), Marcus Porcius Known as "the Younger." 95-46 bc.
Roman politician and great-grandson of Cato the Elder. A conservative opponent of Julius Caesar's political ambitions, he supported Pompey against Caesar in the civil war and committed suicide after Caesar's decisive victory at Thapsus.
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Cato

(ˈkeɪtəʊ)
n
1. (Biography) Marcus Porcius (ˈmɑːkəsˈpɔːʃɪəs), known as Cato the Elder or the Censor. 234–149 bc, Roman statesman and writer, noted for his relentless opposition to Carthage
2. (Biography) his great-grandson, Marcus Porcius, known as Cato the Younger or Uticensis. 95–46 bc, Roman statesman, general, and Stoic philosopher; opponent of Catiline and Caesar
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Ca•to

(ˈkeɪ toʊ)

n.
1. Marcus Porcius, ( “the Elder” or “the Censor” ), 234–149 B.C., Roman statesman, soldier, and writer.
2. his great-grandson, Marcus Porcius ( “the Younger” ), 95–46 B.C., Roman statesman, soldier, and Stoic philosopher.
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Translations

Cato

[ˈkeɪtəʊ] NCatón
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Cato

[ˈkeɪtəʊ] nCatone m
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