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Ca·lig·u·la

 (kə-lĭg′yə-lə) Originally Gaius Claudius Caesar Germanicus. ad 12-41.
Emperor of Rome (37-41) who succeeded his adoptive father, Tiberius. After a severe illness, he displayed the ruthlessness, extravagance, and megalomania that led to his assassination.
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Caligula

(kəˈlɪɡjʊlə)
n
(Biography) original name Gaius Caesar, son of Germanicus. 12–41 ad, Roman emperor (37–41), noted for his cruelty and tyranny; assassinated
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Ca•lig•u•la

(kəˈlɪg yə lə)

n.
(Gaius Caesar), A.D. 12–41, emperor of Rome 37–41.
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Noun1.Caligula - Roman Emperor who succeeded Tiberius and whose uncontrolled passions resulted in manifest insanityCaligula - Roman Emperor who succeeded Tiberius and whose uncontrolled passions resulted in manifest insanity; noted for his cruelty and tyranny; was assassinated (12-41)
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Caligula

[kəˈlɪgjʊla] nCaligola m
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