Pompey

Pompey
noun
1. Roman general and statesman who quarrelled with Caesar and fled to Egypt where he was murdered (106-48 BC)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑general, ↑full general, ↑statesman, ↑solon, ↑national leader
2. a port city in southern England on the English Channel; Britain's major naval base
Syn: ↑Portsmouth
Instance Hypernyms: ↑port, ↑city, ↑metropolis, ↑urban center
Part Holonyms: ↑England

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