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Brutus, Marcus Junius Syllabification: Bru·tus, Marcus Junius
Pronunciation: /ˈbro͞otəs/

Definition of Brutus, Marcus Junius in English:

( 85-42 bc), Roman senator. With Cassius he led the conspirators who assassinated Julius Caesar in 44. They were defeated by Caesar’s supporters, Antony and Octavian, at the battle of Philippi in 42, after which he committed suicide.

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