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Cato, Marcus Porcius Syllabification: Ca·to, Marcus Porcius
Pronunciation: /ˈkātō/

Definition of Cato, Marcus Porcius in English:

( 234–149 bc), Roman statesman, orator, and writer; known as Cato the Elder or Cato the Censor. As censor, he initiated a vigorous program of reform and attempted to stem the growing influence of Greek culture.

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