Definition of Lucretia in English:

Lucretia

Line breaks: Lu¦cre|tia
Pronunciation: /luːˈkriːʃə
 
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(In Roman legend) a woman who was raped by a son of Tarquinius Superbus and took her own life; this led to the expulsion of the Tarquins from Rome by a rebellion under Brutus.

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