Definition of Antony

1. Noun. Roman general under Julius Caesar in the Gallic wars; repudiated his wife for the Egyptian queen Cleopatra; they were defeated by Octavian at Actium (83-30 BC).




Definition of Antony

1. Proper noun. (given name male from=Latin), a mostly British spelling variant of Anthony. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Antony

Antoninus
Antonio
Antonio Allegri da Correggio
Antonio Gaudi
Antonio Gaudi i Cornet
Antonio Ghislieri
Antonio Lopez de Santa Ana
Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna
Antonio Lucio Vivaldi
Antonio Stradivari
Antonio Vivaldi
Antonius
Antonius Pius
Antonius Stradivarius
Antonov
Antony
Antony Tudor
Antp
Antrozous
Antrozous pallidus
Antum
Antwerp
Antwerpen
Antwerpian
Antyllus
Antyllus' method
Anu
Anubis
Anunna
Anunnaki

Literary usage of Antony

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1. Plutarch's Lives by Plutarch, John Langhorne, William Langhorne (1859)
"Ai Demetrius and antony both passed through a variety of fortune, ... On the other hand, the father of antony was, indeed, a man of character, ..."

2. Harper's Dictionary of Classical Literature and Antiquities by Harry Thurston Peck (1897)
"antony indulged in his earliest youth iu every kind of dissipation, and his affairs soon became ... In 48, antony was pres- nt at the battle of Pharsalia, ..."

3. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon, Henry Hart Milman (1846)
"Egypt, the fruitful parent of superstition, afforded the antony first example ... The venerable patriarch (for An antony attained the age of one hundred and ..."

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