Definition of Cicero, Marcus Tullius in English:

Cicero, Marcus Tullius

Line breaks: Mar¦cus Tul|lius Ci¦cero
Pronunciation: /ˈsɪsərəʊ
 
/
( 106–43 bc), Roman statesman, orator, and writer. As an orator and writer Cicero established a model for Latin prose; his surviving works include speeches, treatises on rhetoric, philosophical works, and letters. A supporter of Pompey against Julius Caesar, in the Philippics (43 bc) he attacked Mark Antony, who had him put to death.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day hypnopompic
Pronunciation: ˌhɪpnə(ʊ)ˈpɒmpɪk
adjective
relating to the state immediately preceding waking up