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Noun: Nero  neer-ow
  1. Roman Emperor notorious for his monstrous vice and fantastic luxury (was said to have started a fire that destroyed much of Rome in 64) but the Roman Empire remained prosperous during his rule (37-68)
    - Nero Claudius Caesar Drusus Germanicus, Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus

Derived forms: Neros

Type of: Emperor of Rome, Roman Emperor

Encyclopedia: Nero, WV