Definition of Messalina, Valeria in English:

Messalina, Valeria

(also Messallina)

proper noun

  • (c.22–48 AD), Roman empress, third wife of Claudius. She became notorious in Rome for the murders she instigated in court and for her extramarital affairs, and was executed on Claudius' orders.

Pronunciation

Messalina, Valeria

/ˌmɛsəˈliːnə/