Definitions of Hannibal
  1. 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)
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    a native or inhabitant of ancient Carthage
    full general, general
    a general officer of the highest rank
  2. noun
    a town in northeast Missouri on the Mississippi River; boyhood home of Mark Twain
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    an urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city
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