Artaxerxes I

[ ahr-tuh-zurk-seez ]
/ ˌɑr təˈzɜrk siz /

noun

Longimanus,died 424 b.c., king of Persia 464–24.

QUIZZES

PRACTICE SOME ESCAPISM WITH THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

We salute you if you remember all the doovers from Word of the Day between May 25 and May 31!
Question 1 of 7
salute

Definition for artaxerxes (2 of 2)

Artaxerxes II

noun

Mnemon,died 359? b.c., king of Persia 404?–359?.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for artaxerxes

British Dictionary definitions for artaxerxes (1 of 2)

Artaxerxes I
/ (ˌɑːtəˈzɜːksiːz) /

noun

died 425 bc, king of Persia (465–425): son of Xerxes I

British Dictionary definitions for artaxerxes (2 of 2)

Artaxerxes II

noun

died ?358 bc, king of Persia (?404–?358). He defeated his brother Cyrus the Younger at Cunaxa (401)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012