HyperDic: caligula

English > 1 sense of the word Caligula:
NOUNperson Caligula, Gaius, Gaius CaesarRoman Emperor who succeeded Tiberius and whose uncontrolled passions resulted in manifest insanity
English > Caligula: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningRoman Emperor who succeeded Tiberius and whose uncontrolled passions resulted in manifest insanity; noted for his cruelty and tyranny; was assassinated (12-41).
SynonymsGaius, Gaius Caesar
Instance ofRoman Emperor, Emperor of RomeSovereign of the Roman Empire
SpanishCaligula, Cayo César
CatalanGai Agripa, Gaius Caesar

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