Associations to the word «Hannibal»


HANNIBAL, proper noun. A male given name of mostly historical use. Most notably borne by the the Carthaginian general Hannibal Barca.
HANNIBAL, proper noun. A city in Missouri: Hannibal.

Dictionary definition

HANNIBAL, noun. General who commanded the Carthaginian army in the second Punic War; crossed the Alps and defeated the Romans but was recalled to defend Carthage and was defeated (247-182 BC).
HANNIBAL, noun. A town in northeast Missouri on the Mississippi River; boyhood home of Mark Twain.

Wise words

When you have spoken the word, it reigns over you. When it is unspoken you reign over it.
Arabian Proverb