Messalina definition by Webster's New World
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Messalina, Valeria 22?-48; Rom. empress: 3d wife of Claudius I: notorious for her dissolute life: executed
Messalina definition by American Heritage Dictionary
, Valeria Died A.D. 48.
Roman empress as the third wife of Claudius I. She was executed after Claudius discovered that she had married a lover in his absence.