Definition of Caesar

1. Noun. Conqueror of Gaul and master of Italy (100-44 BC).

2. Noun. United States comedian who pioneered comedy television shows (born 1922).
Exact synonyms: Sid Caesar, Sidney Caesar
Generic synonyms: Comedian, Comic

Definition of Caesar

1. Proper noun. An ancient Roman family name, notably that of Gaius Iulius Caesar ¹

2. Proper noun. (figuratively) The government; society; earthly powers. ¹

3. Noun. A title of Roman emperors. ¹

4. Noun. A Caesar salad. ¹

5. Noun. (Canada) A cocktail made from clamato (clam-tomato juice), vodka, and often garnished with celery, a Bloody Caesar. ¹

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Definition of Caesar

1. an emperor [n -S] - See also: emperor

Lexicographical Neighbors of Caesar

Caesalpinia bonduc
Caesalpinia bonducella
Caesalpinia coriaria
Caesalpinia decapetala
Caesalpinia echinata
Caesalpinia ferrea
Caesalpinia gilliesii
Caesalpinia pulcherrima
Caesalpinia sepiaria
Caesar's agaric
Caesar's mushroom
Caesar's mushrooms
Caesar cipher
Caesar salad
Caesar salads
Caesarea Mazaca
Caesarean section
Caesarean sections

Literary usage of Caesar

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities by William Smith (1891)
"Orelli also ascribes to this !ex certain regulations of caesar as to provincial expenses, ... One of Julius caesar deprived the ..."

2. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"The evil that men do lives after them, The good is oft interred with their bones: So let it be with caesar. The noble Brutus Hath told you caesar was ..."

3. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1915)
"Mi«Hc|HERE appears in the May number of "Education" "A mistake in judgment led him, Brutus, to the assassination of caesar, and the inevitable Nemesis ..."

4. Teachers College Record by Columbia University. Teachers College (1900)
"IV THE LITERARY INTERPRETATION OF caesar BY GONZALEZ LODGE In Chapter III of his work on the Teaching of Latin, Professor Bennett sums up the objections to ..."

5. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1887)
"ED. B. M,] I.—THE CARDINAL OF VALENCIA (1476-1498). caesar Borgia was born are well of the middle class, and owed THE conditions amid which ..."

6. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1904)
"caesar propraetor in Farther Spain. Pompey returns to Italy. ... The Helvetians invade Gaul and are crushed by caesar at Bibracte (Autun). ..."

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