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Boeotia

[bee-oh-shuh]
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noun
  1. a district in ancient Greece, NW of Athens. Capital: Thebes.
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Historical Examples

  • I might have been in Boeotia, for any consciousness he had of me.

    The Golden Age

    Kenneth Grahame

  • At once she was in a little valley in Boeotia in the Arcadian day.

  • Thebes now attempted the reduction of all the cities of Boeotia.

  • Also, the daughters of Pierus, a king of Macedonia, who settled in Boeotia.

  • This is the presence of an Aeolic or semi-Aeolic form of language in Boeotia.

    The Heroic Age

    H. Munro Chadwick


British Dictionary definitions for boeotia

Boeotia

noun
  1. a region of ancient Greece, northwest of Athens. It consisted of ten city-states, which formed the Boeotian League, led by Thebes: at its height in the 4th century bcModern Greek name: Voiotia
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