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tyrannus ī, m

, τύραννος, a monarch, sovereign, king, absolute ruler, personal governor, despot, prince: Nomadum tyranni, V.: Pandione nata tyranno, O.: Lacedaemonius, i. e. king of Sparta, L.: qui (amnes) tecta tyranni Intravere sui, i. e. the halls of Neptune, O.: tyrannus Hesperiae Capricornus undae (as the constellation which brought storms), H.—An arbitrary ruler, cruel governor, autocrat, despot, tyrant: tyrannorum vita: qui hoc fecit ullā in Scythiā tyrannus?: exitiabilis, L.: non invenere tyranni Maius tormentum, H.

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