Main definitions of Hannibal in English

: Hannibal1Hannibal2

Hannibal1

proper noun

  • A port city in NE Missouri, on the Mississippi River, the boyhood home of Mark Twain; population 17,432 (est. 2008).

Pronunciation

Hannibal

/ˈhanɪb(ə)l/

Main definitions of Hannibal in English

: Hannibal1Hannibal2

Hannibal2

proper noun

  • (247–182 BC), Carthaginian general. In the second Punic War he attacked Italy via the Alps, repeatedly defeating the Romans, but failed to take Rome itself.

Pronunciation

Hannibal

/ˈhanɪb(ə)l/