Definition of Scipio Africanus Major

1. Noun. 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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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scipio Africanus Major

Scillonian
Scilly Islander
Scilly Islanders
Scilly Islands
Scincella
Scincidae
Scincoidian
Scincoidians
Scincus
Scindapsus
Scindapsus aureus
Sciot
Sciots
Scipio
Scipio Africanus
Scipio Africanus Major (current term)
Scipio the Elder
Scirpus
Scirpus acutus
Scirpus cyperinus
Scissors Paper Stone
Sciurus carolinensis
Sciurus griseus
Sciurus hudsonicus
Sciurus niger
Sciurus vulgaris
Sclav
Sclavic
Sclavism
Sclavonian

Literary usage of Scipio Africanus Major

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1. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"Scipio Africanus Major, Publius Cornelius (ca. 234-185 BC), Roman soldier and statesman; saves his father's life, 5, 249; tribune in the army, B, 257; ..."

2. A Dictionary of Proper Names and Notable Matters in the Works of Dante by Paget Jackson Toynbee (1898)
"Scipio Africanus Major, and his grandson by adoption, Scipio Africanus Minor; Italy the land of the illustrious Scipios, Epist. viii. 10. ..."

3. A Dictionary of Proper Names and Notable Matters in the Works of Dante by Paget Jackson Toynbee (1898)
"Scipiones, the Scipios, ie Scipio Africanus Major, and his grandson by adoption, Scipio Africanus Minor; Italy the land of the illustrious Scipios, ..."

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