Banquo
noun Date: circa 1506 a murdered Scottish thane in Shakespeare's Macbeth whose ghost appears to Macbeth

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  • Banquo — is a character in William Shakespeare s 1606 play Macbeth . Banquo is at first a friend to Macbeth, and they are together when they meet the Three Witches. After prophesying that Macbeth will become king, the witches tell Banquo that he will not… …   Wikipedia

  • Banquo — ist eine Hauptfigur in William Shakespeares Drama Macbeth. In dem Stück wird ihm von Schicksalsschwestern in Macbeths Gegenwart prophezeit, dass Banquo im Gegensatz zu Macbeth zwar nicht selber König werden würde, dafür aber dessen Nachkommen.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Banquo — Banquo, so v.w. Banko …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Banquo — Le fantome de Banquo par Théodore Chassériau. Banquo est un personnage de la pièce Macbeth, de William Shakespeare. C est un personnage légendaire, dont le fondement historique n est actuellement pas prouvé. Sommaire …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Banquo — Ban|quo a character in Shakespeare s play ↑macbeth. Macbeth gives secret orders for Banquo to be murdered, but Banquo later returns as a ↑ghost during an important celebration, to remind Macbeth that he is guilty and that his plans will fail …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Banquo — /bang kwoh, koh/, n. (in Shakespeare s Macbeth) a murdered thane whose ghost appears to Macbeth. * * * …   Universalium

  • Banquo — n. murdered thane in Shakespeare s tragedy Macbeth whose ghost appears to Macbeth …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Banquo — Ban•quo [[t]ˈbæŋ kwoʊ, koʊ[/t]] n. lit. (in Shakespeare s Macbeth) a murdered thane whose ghost appears to Macbeth …   From formal English to slang

  • Banquo — /bang kwoh, koh/, n. (in Shakespeare s Macbeth) a murdered thane whose ghost appears to Macbeth …   Useful english dictionary

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