Tyrannicide

Tyrannicide is the killing or assassination of a tyrant usually for the common good. The term also denotes those who kill a tyrant: e.g., Harmodius and Aristogeiton are called `the tyrannicides`. `Tyrannicide` does not apply to tyrants killed in battle or killed by an enemy in an armed conflict. It is rarely applied when a tyrant is killed by ...
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tyrannicide

[n] - killing a tyrant
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Tyrannicide

• (n.) One who kills a tyrant. • (n.) The act of killing a tyrant.
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tyrannicide

noun killing a tyrant
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tyrannicide

In ancient Greece and Rome, the killing or killer of a tyrant. Examples include the Greeks Harmodius and Aristogiton, whose assassination in 514 BC of Hipparchus, a member of the ruling Pisistr ...
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tyrannicide

killing or killer of a tyrant
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tyrannicide

tyrannicide 1. The slayer of a tyrant. 2. Killing a tyrant.
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