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/