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Actium

[ ak-tee-uhm, -shee-uhm ]
/ ˈæk ti əm, -ʃi əm /
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noun
a promontory in NW ancient Greece: Antony and Cleopatra were defeated by Octavian and Agrippa in a naval battle near here in 31 b.c.
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Ac·ti·an [ak-tee-uhn, -shee-uhn], /ˈæk ti ən, -ʃi ən/, adjective
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Actium
/ (ˈæktɪəm) /

noun
a town of ancient Greece that overlooked the naval battle in 31 bc at which Octavian's fleet under Agrippa defeated that of Mark Antony and Cleopatra
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