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

  • An ancient city of east-central Greece in eastern Boeotia. The Spartans defeated Athenian forces here in 457 B.C.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A city in southeastern Viotia prefecture Greece
  • proper n. Used to denote a style of terracotta statuary from 5th-3rd centuries BCE.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The name-giving genus of the family Tanagridæ.


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