from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A promontory and ancient town of western Greece. In 31 B.C. it was the site of Octavian's naval victory over Mark Antony and Cleopatra. As a result of the battle, Egypt came under Roman control and Octavian (later Augustus) was established as the ruler of Rome.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. naval battle where Antony and Cleopatra were defeated by Octavian's fleet under Agrippa in 31 BC.
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- n. an ancient town on a promontory in western Greece
- n. the naval battle in which Antony and Cleopatra were defeated by Octavian's fleet under Agrippa in 31 BC
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