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Scipio Aemilianus Syllabification: Scip·i·o Ae·mil·i·a·nus
Pronunciation: /ˌskipēō iˌmilēˈānəs/

Definition of Scipio Aemilianus in English:

( Circa 185–129 bc), Roman general and politician; full name Publius Cornelius Scipio Aemilianus Africanus Minor; adoptive grandson of Scipio Africanus. He achieved distinction in the siege of Carthage in 146 during the third Punic War and in his campaign in Spain in 133.

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