Definition of Decius in English:

Decius

Syllabification: De·cius
Pronunciation: /ˈdēSH(ē)əs
 
/
( Circa 201–251), Roman emperor 249–251; full name Gaius Messius Quintus Trajanus Decius. He was the first Roman emperor to promote systematic persecution of the Christians.

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