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Lu·can

 (lo͞o′kən) Originally Marcus Annaeus Lucanus. ad 39-65.
Roman poet who wrote the Pharsalia, an epic account of the civil war between Caesar and Pompey.
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Lucan

(ˈluːkən)
n
(Biography) Latin name Marcus Annaeus Lucanus. 39–65 ad, Roman poet. His epic poem Pharsalia describes the civil war between Caesar and Pompey

Lucan

(ˈluːkən)
adj
(Bible) of or relating to St Luke or St Luke's gospel
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Lu•can

(ˈlu kən)

n.
(Marcus Annaeus Lucanus) A.D. 39–65, Roman poet, born in Spain.
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Lucan

[ˈluːkən] NLucano
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Then the king looked about him, and then was he ware of all his host and of all his good knights were left no more on live but two knights, that was Sir Lucan de Butlere, and his brother Sir Bedivere: and they were full sore wounded.
Lucan noteth well the state of Rome before the Civil War,
The Scottish magician, you said, was, like Lucan's witch, at liberty to walk over the recent field of battle, and to select for the subject of resuscitation by his sorceries, a body whose limbs had recently quivered with existence, and whose throat had but just uttered the last note of agony.
by LOUIE SMITH REVEALING letters written by Lady Lucan have been found hidden under floorboards at her former home.
Lady Lucan, born Veronica Duncan, died last year, aged 80.
LADY Lucan (below), whose husband famously vanished in the 1970s, cut her children out of her will and left her fortune to a homeless charity, her daughter is reported to have said.
Still struggling with the loss of his only brother, rescue tracker Lucan Milner reluctantly agrees to help with the search.
THE estranged family of Lady Lucan, whose husband famously vanished more than four decades ago, have said they will remember her "lovingly and with admiration".
Marlowe employed the heavily ironic tone of Lucan's discussion of Julius Caesar's apparently 'divine' barbarism in his characterization of tyranny, obedience, and rebellion in Tamburlaine.
Lord Lucan was named as the murderer of his children's nanny by the Westminster coroner's jury.