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(c.185–129 bc), Roman general and politician; full name Publius Cornelius Scipio Aemilianus Africanus Minor; adoptive grandson of Scipio Africanus. He achieved distinction in the siege of Carthage in 146 during the third Punic War and in his campaign in Spain in 133.
Scipio Aemilianus/ˌskipēō iˌmilēˈānəs/
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.