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Brutus, Lucius Junius

Syllabification: Bru·tus, Lucius Junius
Pronunciation: /ˈbro͞otəs
 
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Definition of Brutus, Lucius Junius in English:

( 6th century bc), legendary founder of the Roman Republic. Traditionally, he led a popular uprising, after the rape of Lucretia, against his uncle, the king, and drove him from Rome.

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