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Leonidas

[lee-on-i-duh s] /liˈɒn ɪ dəs/
noun
1.
died 480 b.c, Greek hero: king of Sparta 489?–480.
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  • "And look what he gets," says Leonidas, wavin' his hand at the push.

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  • It would have done me good to have said so, but Leonidas didn't look at it in that way.

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  • "About a mile and a half," says Leonidas, stating it generous.

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  • When grown to womanhood, Gorgo was married to the hero Leonidas.

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  • She had a brother, named Leonidas, who warmly espoused her cause.

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  • It might have been Leonidas saying: “To-night we sup with Pluto!”

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  • Mr. Force and Leonidas entered soon after, and only in time for dinner.

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  • And was not their dear Leonidas to leave them on the second?

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  • Leonidas was now about eighteen years of age, and Odalite about thirteen.

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  • There were present Mr. and Mrs. Force, Leonidas and Mrs. Anglesea.

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British Dictionary definitions for Leonidas

Leonidas

/lɪˈɒnɪˌdæs/
noun
1.
died 480 bc, king of Sparta (?490–480), hero of the Battle of Thermopylae, in which he was killed by the Persians under Xerxes
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