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fabius maximus

Fa·bi·us Max·i·mus
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fey-bee-uh s mak-suh-muh s]
    • /ˈfeɪ bi əs ˈmæk sə məs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fey-bee-uh s mak-suh-muh s]
    • /ˈfeɪ bi əs ˈmæk sə məs/

Definitions of fabius maximus words

  • noun fabius maximus (Quintus Fabius Maximus Verrucosus"Cunctator") 275–203 b.c, Roman statesman and general: defeated Hannibal's army by harassment without risking a pitched battle. 1
  • noun fabius maximus full name Quintus Fabius Maximus Verrucosus, called Cunctator (the delayer). died 203 bc, Roman general and statesman. As commander of the Roman army during the Second Punic War, he withstood Hannibal by his strategy of harassing the Carthaginians while avoiding a pitched battle 0

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fabius maximus popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 29% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 74% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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