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Alesia

[ uh-lee-zhee-uh, -zhuh ]

noun

  1. an ancient city and fortress in Gaul: Caesar captured Vercingetorix here 52 b.c.


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Never since Caesar besieged Alesia had works upon so gigantic a scale been constructed.

Alesia, though intensely interesting, lacks the mysterious quality of Beuvray.

On seeing these preparations the besieged remembered the ill-fortune of Alesia, and feared a similar fate.

He was finally driven to take refuge in Alesia, on a hilltop in eastern Gaul.

Limoges was a place of importance at the time of the Roman conquest, and sent a large force to the defence of Alesia.

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