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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • An ancient town of southeast Italy where Carthaginians under Hannibal defeated the Romans in 216 B.C.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the name of a battle in which Hannibal defeated the Romans in 216 b. c. Called also battle of Cannae.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. ancient city is southeastern Italy where Hannibal defeated the Romans in 216 BC

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