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Meaning of Hannibal

Han•ni•bal

Pronunciation: (han'u-bul), [key]
— n.
  1. 247–183 b.c., Carthaginian general who crossed the Alps and invaded Italy (son of Hamilcar Barca).
  2. a port in NE Missouri, on the Mississippi: Mark Twain's boyhood home. 18,811.
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