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a political confederation of Achaean and other Greek cities, established in the late 3rd century b.c. and dissolved by the Romans in 146 b.c.
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Words nearby Achaean League
acey-deucy, ACGI, ach, Achaea, Achaean, Achaean League, Achaemenes, Achaemenian, Achaemenid, achalasia, Achan
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How to use Achaean League in a sentence
All the Peloponnesus is included in the Achaean League, which attains its apogee.
To Aratus is due the credit of having made the Achaean League an effective instrument against tyrants and foreign enemies.
Aratus restores the freedom of Sicyon; joins the Achaean League, which becomes a powerful body.
British Dictionary definitions for Achaean League
a confederation of Achaean cities formed in the early third century bc, which became a political and military force in Greece, directed particularly against Macedonian domination of the Peloponnesus
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