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Antipater

[an-tip-uh-ter]
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noun
  1. 398?–319 b.c., Macedonian statesman and general: regent of Macedonia 334–323.
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Examples from the Web for antipater

Historical Examples

  • Alexander, too, felt the highest respect and veneration for Antipater's character.

    Pyrrhus

    Jacob Abbott

  • Antipater had a son named Cassander, who was a general in his army.

    Pyrrhus

    Jacob Abbott

  • There was another son of Antipater, however, named Nicanor, who was then in Macedon.

    Pyrrhus

    Jacob Abbott

  • Two proposals were made to him—one by Olympias, and one by Antipater.

    Pyrrhus

    Jacob Abbott

  • As soon as Antipater learned this, he resolved at once upon open war.

    Pyrrhus

    Jacob Abbott


British Dictionary definitions for antipater

Antipater

noun
  1. ?398–319 bc, Macedonian general under Alexander the Great: regent of Macedon (334–323)
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