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Spar·ta·cus

 (spär′tə-kəs) Died 71 bc.
Thracian gladiator who led a slave revolt in Italy (73-71). He defeated Roman armies in southern Italy, but his forces were crushed at Lucania (71), where Spartacus was killed and many of his troops were crucified.
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Spartacus

(ˈspɑːtəkəs)
n
(Biography) died 71 bc, Thracian slave, who led an ultimately unsuccessful revolt of gladiators against Rome (73–71 bc)
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Spar•ta•cus

(ˈspɑr tə kəs)

n.
died 71 B.C., Thracian slave, gladiator, and insurrectionist against Rome.
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Spartacus

[ˈspɑːtəkəs] NEspartaco
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This is like a Spartacus revolt of previously mechanical voting slaves, which will no doubt spread, as ordinary people slowly realise the immense power of the innocuous slip of paper they cast at election time.
The events of the Spartacus revolt are no more than dramatic scenery, since Kragler's decision to join the Spartacists, like his decision to desert them, is motivated by purely personal considerations.