Meaning of PTOLEMY in English

/tol"euh mee/ , n. , pl. Ptolemies for 2.

1. ( Claudius Ptolemaeus ) fl. A.D. 127-151, Hellenistic mathematician, astronomer, and geographer in Alexandria.

2. any of the kings of the Macedonian dynasty that ruled Egypt 323-30 B.C.

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