I came, I saw, I conquered

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A calque of the Latin vēnī, vīdī, vīcī (I came, I saw, I conquered).

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I came, I saw, I conquered

  1. Used to indicate a total swift victory in allusion to Julius Caesar's terse report to the Roman Senate in 707 AUC of his total swift victory over Pharnaces II of Pontus in the Battle of Zela.

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