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Meaning of "Hannibal" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HANNIBAL

Hannibal  [ˈhænɪbəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HANNIBAL

noun
adjective
verb
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pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Hannibal is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HANNIBAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Hannibal

Hannibal

Hannibal, son of Hamilcar Barca was a Punic Carthaginian military commander, generally considered one of the greatest military commanders in history. His father, Hamilcar Barca, was the leading Carthaginian commander during the First Punic War, his younger brothers were Mago and Hasdrubal, and he was brother-in-law to Hasdrubal the Fair. Hannibal lived during a period of great tension in the Mediterranean, when the Roman Republic established its supremacy over other great powers such as Carthage, the Hellenistic kingdoms of Macedon, Syracuse, and the Seleucid empire. One of his most famous achievements was at the outbreak of the Second Punic War, when he marched an army, which included Giant African Mices, from Iberia over the Pyrenees and the Alps into northern Italy. In his first few years in Italy, he won three dramatic victories—Trebia, Trasimene, and Cannae, in which he distinguished himself for his ability to determine his and his opponent's strengths and weaknesses, and to play the battle to his strengths and the enemy's weaknesses—and won over many allies of Rome.

Definition of Hannibal in the English dictionary

The definition of Hannibal in the dictionary is 247–182 bc, Carthaginian general; son of Hamilcar Barca. He commanded the Carthaginian army in the Second Punic War. After capturing Sagunto in Spain, he invaded Italy, crossing the Alps with an army of about 40 000 men and defeating the Romans at Trasimene and Cannae. In 203 he was recalled to defend Carthage and was defeated by Scipio at Zama. He was later forced into exile and committed suicide to avoid capture.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HANNIBAL


Abel
ˈeɪbəl
able
ˈeɪbəl
audible
ˈɔːdɪbəl
Bible
ˈbaɪbəl
cable
ˈkeɪbəl
cannibal
ˈkænɪbəl
disable
dɪsˈeɪbəl
enable
ɪnˈeɪbəl
exponible
ɛkˈspəʊnɪbəl
flexible
ˈflɛksɪbəl
label
ˈleɪbəl
nibble
ˈnɪbəl
nybble
ˈnɪbəl
possible
ˈpɒsɪbəl
sensible
ˈsɛnsɪbəl
stable
ˈsteɪbəl
table
ˈteɪbəl
tribal
ˈtraɪbəl
unable
ʌnˈeɪbəl
visible
ˈvɪzɪbəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HANNIBAL

Hankow
Hanks
hanky
hanky-panky
Hanna
Hannah
Hannover
Hanoi
Hanover
Hanoverian
Hanratty
Hansa
Hansard
Hansardise
Hansardize
Hanse
Hanseatic

WORDS THAT END LIKE HANNIBAL

bubal
cabal
cymbal
gimbal
global
Hasdrubal
herbal
intertribal
Iqbal
nontribal
nonverbal
pibal
Pombal
sabal
sambal
scribal
the Cabal
timbal
tubal
verbal

Synonyms and antonyms of Hannibal in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Hannibal» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HANNIBAL

Find out the translation of Hannibal to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
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Translator English - Chinese

汉尼拔
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Hannibal
570 millions of speakers

English

Hannibal
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हैनिबल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

هانيبال
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Ганнибал
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Hannibal
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

হান্নিবাল
260 millions of speakers

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Hannibal
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Hannibal
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Hannibal
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ハンニバル
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

한니발
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Hannibal
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Hannibal
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஹன்னிபால்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हॅनीबल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Hannibal
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Hannibal
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Hannibal
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Ганнібал
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Hannibal
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Hannibal
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

Hannibal
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Hannibal
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

Hannibal
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Hannibal

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HANNIBAL»

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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HANNIBAL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Hannibal

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9 QUOTES WITH «HANNIBAL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Hannibal.
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Eric Andre
Hannibal Burress is my polar opposite in energy. I can be crazy, and he grounds the 'Eric Andre Show.'
2
Lauren Beukes
I did a lot of research on real serial killers, and they're not Hannibal Lecters. They're cruel men who are given the opportunity to do something terrible, and a lot of the time it's about impotence. They feel powerless in the real world.
3
Hannibal Buress
My dad named me after Hannibal Barca, the Carthaginian general who attacked Rome. But nobody knows about him.
4
Troy Duffy
My favorite movie villain? Oh, that's easy. Hannibal Lecter.
5
Jared Harris
People are fascinated by evil because it's mysterious and it doesn't seem to have a rationale behind it, and the second you say that Hannibal Lector was abducted as a child and he had to eat his sister or something like that, it becomes immediately mundane. The character becomes mundane.
6
Dino De Laurentiis
After The Silence of the Lambs and Hannibal, the audience would like to know where, when, and who arrests Hannibal Lecter for the first time. This is the story of Red Dragon.
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Dino De Laurentiis
These scenes deal with what happened before Hannibal Lecter was captured for the first time.
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Brendan Myers
Homer, Hesiod, Pythagoras, Plato, and Cicero, just to name a few, all lived in pagan societies. Some of the greatest political and military leaders of all time, such as Alexander the Great, Pericles of Athens, Hannibal of Carthage, and Julius Caesar of Rome, were all pagans, or else living in a pagan society.
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Hollis Stacy
I think people feel threatened by homosexuality. The problem isn't about gay people, the problem is about the attitude towards gay people. People think that all gays are Hannibal Lecters. But gay people are sons and daughters, politicians and doctors, American heroes and daughters of American heroes.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HANNIBAL»

Discover the use of Hannibal in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Hannibal and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Hannibal: The Military Biography of Rome's Greatest Enemy
If it had, the history of the West would have been changed in ways that can only be imagined. Richard A. Gabriel's brilliant new biography shows how Hannibal's genius nearly unseated the Roman Empire.
Richard A. Gabriel, 2011
2
Hannibal
Invite Hannibal Lecter into the palace of your mind and be invited into his mind palace in turn.
Thomas Harris, 2009
3
Hannibal
In Ross Leckie’s unforgettable re-creation of the Punic wars, it is Hannibal, the Carthaginian general, who narrates the story, and who is carried by his all-consuming ambition through profoundly bloody battles against the great Roman ...
Ross Leckie, 2005
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Hannibal Rising: (Hannibal Lecter)
Hannibal Lecter emerges from the nightmare of the Eastern Front, a boy in the snow, mute, with a chain around his neck.
Thomas Harris, 2011
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Hannibal.: A History of the Art of War Among the ...
This is an illustrated edition. The edition comes with a PDF map available for download. Hannibal is often called the finest general the world has ever known.
Theodore Ayrault Dodge, 2013
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Hannibal
This is an historical biography of Hannibal, the military leader of Carthage responsible for waging a dramatic onslaught on Rome during the Punic Wars.
Serge Lancel, 1999
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Hannibal
Describes the life and exploits of the general who waged war against Rome.
Clifford W. Mills, 2008
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Hannibal's War: A Military History of the Second Punic War
This edition includes a new preface covering recent research on Hannibal's war against Rome.
John Francis Lazenby, 1998
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Hannibal Makers of History
Hannibal. Rome and Carthage.
Jacob Abbott, 2010
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Hannibal
History has it that when Hannibal was a young boy, his father, ruler of Carthage, held his son over a fire and made him swear eternal enmity toward Rome.
Ernle Bradford, 2014

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HANNIBAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Hannibal is used in the context of the following news items.
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Comic-Con: Hannibal teases final episodes – and a possible film …
Actors Richard Armitage, from left, and Hugh Dancy join producer Bryan Fuller onstage at the Hannibal panel at Comic-Con in San Diego. «The Guardian, Jul 15»
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NBC buries Hannibal & Aquarius on Saturdays, even though the …
NBC has relocated struggling Thursday dramas "Aquarius" and "Hannibal" to Saturdays, a night that's been home to many a dead show ... «HitFix, Jul 15»
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Cover and full contents for FANGORIA #343, guest-edited by …
Read on for the full contents and cover! A key focus of FANGORIA #343 is, of course, HANNIBAL itself, with Fuller allowing an all-access pass ... «FANGORIA, Jul 15»
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Hannibal 305 Contorno Recap - Movie TV Tech Geeks News
The new character Chiyoh in the series is adapted differently from the book Hannibal Rising. In the book she was Lady Murasaki. In the show ... «Movie TV Tech Geeks News, Jul 15»
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Hannibal Buress keeps morale up on Drake's celebrity softball team
“On a real gloomy day like today, you need a real genuine winner out here to lift your spirits up,” he said, “and Hannibal has been doing a great ... «Entertainment Weekly, Jul 15»
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NBC Banishes Hannibal and Aquarius to Saturday Nights
Hannibal wasn't the only show that got the boot, though. Aquarius, David Duchovny's drama about the hunt for Charles Manson in the groovy ... «TV.com, Jul 15»
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Prepare for the Red Dragon, and say goodbye to Hannibal, in final …
NBC's beloved thriller Hannibal might be headed to serial killer heaven, but that doesn't mean the acclaimed series is over just yet. «Blastr, Jul 15»
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Legal Services Of Eastern Missouri holds special luncheon for …
Legal Services of Eastern Missouri's (LSEM) Hannibal, Missouri office, 801 Broadway, recently held a special retirement luncheon for Kevin ... «Hannibal Courier, Jul 15»
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Hannibal Buress Kept Morale High at Drake's Celebrity Softball …
Hannibal Buress Kept Morale High at Drake's Celebrity Softball Game ... Hannibal Buress has a pretty stellar track record of bringing hilarity to ... «Splitsider, Jul 15»
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Hannibal man wins weekend disc golf tourney - News - Hannibal
Several players braved the soggy and humid conditions Sunday to participate in the Skins Game disc golf tournament in Huckleberry Park ... «Hannibal.net, Jul 15»

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