Cimber (Lucius Tillius Cimber)kĭmˈbər, sĭmˈ–, d. after 44 B.C., one of the assassins of Julius Caesar. He presented the petition that was used as a pretext to approach Caesar and held his hands or his toga as Casca stabbed.

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