from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- An ancient town of Babylonia northwest of Babylon. It was the site of a battle (401 B.C.) in which Artaxerxes II of Persia defeated his brother Cyrus the Younger, leading to the Retreat of the Ten Thousand described by Xenophon in his Anabasis.
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- n. battle in 401 BC when the Artaxerxes II defeated his younger brother who tried to usurp the throne
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