Definition of Marius, Gaius in English:

Marius, Gaius

Syllabification: Mar·i·us, Gaius
Pronunciation: /ˈme(ə)rēəs, ˈmar-
 
/
( Circa 157–86 bc), Roman general and politician. Elected consul in 107 bc, he defeated Jugurtha and invading Germanic tribes. After a power struggle with Sulla he was expelled from Italy, but returned to take Rome by force in 87 bc.

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