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Rubicon British & World English

A stream in NE Italy which marked the ancient boundary between Italy and Cisalpine Gaul. Julius Caesar led his army across it into Italy in 49 bc, breaking the law forbidding a general to lead an army out of his province, and so committing himself to war against the Senate and Pompey. The ensuing civil war resulted in victory for Caesar after three years

rubicon British & World English

(In piquet) an act of winning a game against an opponent whose total score is less than 100, in which case the loser’s score is added to rather than subtracted from the winner’s

Rubicon New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

stream in NE Italy, the boundary between Italy and Cisalpine Gaul

Rubicon English-Spanish

Rubicón masculine

Rubicón Spanish-English

el Rubicón