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noun Rubicon pronunciation in American English /ˈrubɪˌkɑn/
 
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From an event in Roman history, when Julius Caesar led his soldiers back from France into northern Italy across the Rubicon River. This was an illegal act and showed that Caesar wanted to take power for himself.
 

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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