a dull, grayish red.
[pom-pey, -pey-ee] /pɒmˈpeɪ, -ˈpeɪ i/ noun 1. an ancient city in SW Italy, on the Bay of Naples: it was buried along with Herculaneum by an eruption of nearby Mount Vesuvius in a.d. 79; much of the city has been excavated. /pɒmˈpeɪiː/ noun 1. an ancient city in Italy, southeast of Naples: buried by an […]
[pom-pey-uh n, -pee-] /pɒmˈpeɪ ən, -ˈpi-/ adjective 1. of or relating to Pompeii, or its culture. 2. pertaining to or designating a style of mural painting, examples of which have been found in or near Pompeii, Herculaneum, etc., dating from about the beginning of the 1st century b.c. to a.d. 79, characterized chiefly by the […]
[pom-puh l-moos] /ˈpɒm pəlˌmus/ noun, plural pompelmous, pompelmouses. 1. .
[pom-pee] /ˈpɒm pi/ noun 1. (Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus”the Great”) 106–48 b.c, Roman general and statesman: a member of the first triumvirate. /ˈpɒmpɪ/ noun 1. an informal name for Portsmouth /ˈpɒmpɪ/ noun 1. called Pompey the Great; Latin name Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus. 106–48 bc, Roman general and statesman; a member with Caesar and Crassus of the […]