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Noun: Hannibal  ha-nu-bul
  1. 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)
     
  2. A town in northeast Missouri on the Mississippi River; boyhood home of Mark Twain

Derived forms: Hannibals

Type of: Carthaginian, full general, general, town

Part of: Missouri, MO, Show Me State

Encyclopedia: Hannibal, Missouri micropolitan Area