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Scipio Africanus, Publius Cornelius Known as "Scipio the Elder." 236?-183? bc.
Roman general and politician who invaded northern Africa, conquered Carthage, and brought the Second Punic War to an end by defeating Hannibal at Zama (202).
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|Noun||1.||Scipio Africanus - Roman general who commanded the invasion of Carthage in the second Punic War and defeated Hannibal at Zama (circa 237-183 BC)|
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