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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • King of Macedon (221–179) who won the First Macedonian War with Rome (205) but was defeated in the Second Macedonian War (197).

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  • noun king of ancient Macedonia whose confrontations with the Romans led to his defeat and his loss of control over Greece

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Examples

  • The heir to the throne was Louis XIV's only son, Louis, le Grand Dauphin, who in turn had three sons: Louis' father, who was the eldest, Philippe, Duc d'Anjou soon to be confirmed as Philip V of Spain, and Charles, Duc de Berry.

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  • The heir to the throne was Louis XIV's only son, Louis, le Grand Dauphin, who in turn had three sons: Louis' father, who was the eldest, Philippe, Duc d'Anjou soon to be confirmed as Philip V of Spain, and Charles, Duc de Berry.

    Notre Bien Amie

  • In one rounded gallery, the walls are entirely Pompeian red, which sets off the second-century white-marble Roman sculptures of the Muses, brought to Spain in the early 18th century by Philip V and a highlight of the museum's sculpture collection.

    Rethinking the Prado:

  • Indeed, the preceding year, the royal houses of Holland, Austria, and England had concluded a treaty of alliance at the Hague, with the intention of plucking the crown of Spain from the head of Philip V, and placing it on that of an archduke to whom they prematurely gave the title of Charles III.

    Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

  • Philip V, as is well known, was a miserable hypochondriac, and subject to all kinds of fancies.

    The Alhambra

  • I found on inquiry that it was an apartment fitted up by Italian artists in the early part of the last century, at the time when Philip V and his second wife, the beautiful Elizabetta of

    The Alhambra

  • Philip V cited a treaty between Charles V and his brother, Ferdinand.

    1733-35

  • Philip V (founder of the Spanish branch of the Bourbons) (See 1713, April 11) was recognized as king of Spain and the colonies.

    1708, July 11

  • Philip V introduced new weapons in an effort to mimic the French army.

    1698, Oct. 11, and March 13, 1700

  • Philip V, Charles of Valois, the duke of Burgundy, and the counts of Evreuz,

    The Maintenance of Ducal Authority in Gascony: The Career of Sir Guy Ferre the Younger 1298-1320

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