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Jugurtha

Syllabification: Ju·gur·tha
Pronunciation: /jo͞oˈɡərTHə
 
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Definition of Jugurtha in English:

( Died 104 bc), joint king of Numidia circa 118–104. His attacks on his royal partners prompted intervention by Rome and led to the outbreak of the Jugurthine War (112–105). Eventually captured by the Roman general Marius, he was executed in Rome.

Derivatives

Jugurthine

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Pronunciation: /-ˈɡərTHən/
adjective
Example sentences
  • More important is Sallust (Gaius Sallustius Crispus, 85-36 bc), one of whose surviving works is a monograph on the Jugurthine war.

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