Caesar

noun
Cae·​sar | \ˈsē-zər \

Definition of Caesar 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 : any of the Roman emperors succeeding Augustus Caesar used as a title

2a often not capitalized : a powerful ruler:

(1) : emperor

(2) : autocrat, dictator

b [ from the reference in Matthew 22:21 ] : the civil power : a temporal ruler

Caesar

biographical name
Cae·​sar | \ˈsē-zər \

Definition of Caesar (Entry 2 of 2)

(Gaius) Julius 100–44 b.c. Roman general, statesman, and writer

Other Words from Caesar

Noun

Caesarean or Caesarian \ si-​ˈzer-​ē-​ən \ adjective

First Known Use of Caesar

Noun

circa 1548, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Caesar

Noun

Gaius Julius Caesar

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