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[klee-ahr-kuh s] /kliˈɑr kəs/
died 401 b.c, Spartan general. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • Clearchus inquired "whether the truce was offered to the individual men merely as they went and came, or to all alike."

    Anabasis Xenophon
  • Just then Clearchus returned, and wished to know what answer they had given.

    Anabasis Xenophon
  • But Cyrus, in despair and vexation at this turn of affairs, sent for Clearchus.

    Anabasis Xenophon
  • Clearchus, on his side, was much disturbed, and indeed alarmed at the news.

    Anabasis Xenophon
  • It was inscribed with his own name and that of Proxenus, his friend, who was killed with Clearchus.

    Anabasis Xenophon
  • Clearchus knew this; I fancy some others guessed it; I know I did for one.

    Callias Alfred John Church
  • Clearchus hesitated to advance upon the enemy, knowing that the troops were tired and hungry; and indeed it was already late.

    Anabasis Xenophon
  • This expedition was headed by a Grecian general named Clearchus.

    Cyrus the Great Jacob Abbott
  • When Clearchus heard it he was greatly agitated and alarmed.

  • Professor Saintsbury, who included Thealma and Clearchus in vol.

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