• WordNet 3.6
    • n Pompey a port city in southern England on the English Channel; Britain's major naval base
    • n Pompey Roman general and statesman who quarrelled with Caesar and fled to Egypt where he was murdered (106-48 BC)
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • Pompey To pamper.
    • Pompey Bulging or sagging in a dangerous degree: said of a floor in a burning building; also, applied to ice when it is in a similar dangerous condition from thawing, etc.
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In literature:

Not that he might see Pompey, because he knew that Pompey was at Alsium.
"The Life of Cicero" by Anthony Trollope
He had previously entered into a private agreement with Pompey and Crassus, known as the First Triumvirate.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 7" by Various
Pompey (negro), friend of Indians, 268.
"Chronicles of Border Warfare" by Alexander Scott Withers
Pompey recommenced rubbing the silver, and Francisco dropped his eyes upon the book.
"The Pirate and The Three Cutters" by Frederick Marryat
In the vicinity of Pompey, Meurthe-et-Moselle, bombs were dropped.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume VI (of VIII)" by Various
Pompey was vanquished, and Caesar gained all the advantage in this war.
"The Phantom World" by Augustin Calmet
She began each morning with instructions to Phillis and Pompey.
"Daughters of the Revolution and Their Times" by Charles Carleton Coffin
Pompey the Great, its translators, 129.
"Notes and Queries, Index of Volume 5, January-June, 1852" by Various
In front rise Pompey's stately and well-known pillar, and Cleopatra's needle.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Volume 57, No. 352, February 1845" by Various
Pompey's Piller is most a hundred feet high.
"Around the World with Josiah Allen's Wife" by Marietta Holley

In poetry:

Foresaw the bright, the guiding beam
That led to Honour's splendid goal;
Saw, flash'd round Pompey's Pillar, gleam
The parting light'nings of his soul!
"On The Death Of Lieut. Gen. Sir Ralph Abercromby. Killed At The Battle Of Alexandria, In Egypt, Marc" by Hector MacNeill
Where are the Scipio's Thunder-bolts of War?
Renowned Pompey, Caesars Enemie?
Stout Hannibal, Romes Terror known so far?
Great Alexander, what's become of thee?
"Vanity of Vanities" by Michael Wigglesworth
But there ain't a much better place after all than old Pompey
For an old ship to lay,
An' there ain't a much better job for an old ship or an old sailorman
Than learning the young uns the old sea way.
"The Survivor" by Cicely Fox Smith

In news:

Nature takes center stage in Pompey Contemporary.
Dennis Nett/The Post-Syracuse House of the Week: 7927 Indian Hill Road, Pompey gallery (15 photos).
Clark Days Celebration at Pompey 's Pillar This Saturday and Sunday.
It's Clark Days this Saturday and Sunday at Pompey 's Pillar.
Scratching heads (but at least Pompey won).
Pompey could face bankruptcy after court hearing.
Onondaga County has stepped in after a dangerous intersection in the town of Pompey proved to be problematic once again this weekend.
One lucky winner will get a delicious dinner with wine and dessert at Pompey's Grille and a nights stay at the Sacajawea Hotel in their King's Suite.
Mr Bluegrass himself, Bill Knowlton, 71, from Liverpool, seen at the bluegrass ramble fund raiser at Kellish Hill Farm, Pompey Center Rd.
And wife, Becky, of Pompey.
Allan extends Pompey stay.
Fire blazes at a house in Pompey.
O's condemn Pompey to defeat.
Clark Days Celebration at Pompey's Pillar This Saturday and Sunday.
It's Clark Days this Saturday and Sunday at Pompey's Pillar.