antony


noun

  1. MarkMarcus Antonius, 83?–30 b.c., Roman general: friend of Caesar; member of the second triumvirate and rival of Octavian.
  2. a male given name.

noun

  1. Mark. Latin name Marcus Antonius. ?83–30 bc, Roman general who served under Julius Caesar in the Gallic wars and became a member of the second triumvirate (43). He defeated Brutus and Cassius at Philippi (42) but having repudiated his wife for Cleopatra, queen of Egypt, he was defeated by his brother-in-law Octavian (Augustus) at Actium (31)

masc. proper name, from Latin Antonius, name of a Roman gens (see Anthony).

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