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Antony, Mark

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishAntony, MarkMark AntonyAn‧to‧ny, Mark /ˈæntəni/ 🔊 🔊 (?83–30 BC) an ancient Roman politician and soldier who supported Julius caesar, and after his death became one of the triumvirate of three rulers of the roman empire. He fell in love with cleopatra, and after they were defeated in battle, they both killed themselves. He appears in the play antony and cleopatra by William shakespeare, and in the play julius caesar he makes a famous speech which starts with the words ‘Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears...’Mark AntonyMark Antony 🔊 🔊 see Anthony, Susan B.
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