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Cimon

[ sahy-muhn ]
/ ˈsaɪ mən /
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noun

507–499 b.c., Athenian military leader, naval commander, and statesman (son of Miltiades).

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Cimon
/ (ˈsaɪmən) /

noun

died 449 bc, Athenian military and naval commander: defeated the Persians at Eurymedon (?466)
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