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Mycenae

[mahy-see-nee]
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noun
  1. an ancient city in S Greece, in Argolis: important ruins.
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Examples from the Web for mycenae

Historical Examples

  • After a long time the people of Mycenae had no food left in their city.

    Buried Cities: Pompeii, Olympia, Mycenae

    Jennie Hall

  • One such old palace has been uncovered at Tiryns near Mycenae.

  • This was the chief of all the hosts, Agamemnon, king of Mycenae and Argos.

    Old Greek Folk Stories Told Anew

    Josephine Preston Peabody

  • The Greeks had a tradition that the chieftains of Mycenae came from Lydia.

  • Some are at the wide-flung gates, all the thousands that ever came from populous Mycenae.


British Dictionary definitions for mycenae

Mycenae

noun
  1. an ancient Greek city in the NE Peloponnesus on the plain of Argos
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