from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Mithridates VI Known as "Mithridates the Great.” 132?-63 B.C. King of Pontus (120-63) who expanded the kingdom through victories over the Romans during the early part of his reign but was later driven from Pontus by Pompey (66).
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- n. ancient king of Pontus who expanded his kingdom by defeating the Romans but was later driven out by Pompey (132-63 BC)
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