Meaning of Caesar

Cae•sar

Pronunciation: (sē'zur), [key]
— n.
  1. (or)c100–44 b.c., Roman general, statesman, and historian.
  2. a title of the Roman emperors from Augustus to Hadrian, and later of the heirs presumptive.
  3. any emperor.
  4. a tyrant or dictator.
  5. any temporal ruler, in contrast with God; the civil authority. Matt. 22:21.
  6. a male given name: from a Roman family name.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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