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Cimon

[sahy-muh n]
noun
  1. 507–499 b.c., Athenian military leader, naval commander, and statesman (son of Miltiades).
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Historical Examples

  • The same tale might be repeated about Cimon, Themistocles, Miltiades.

    Gorgias

    Plato

  • But when all things were prepared, and the army ready to embark, Cimon had this dream.

  • Cimon, while he was admiral, ended his days in the Isle of Cyprus.

  • Almost all the points of Cimon's character were noble and good.

  • Cimon, strengthened with the accession of the allies, went as general into Thrace.


British Dictionary definitions for cimon

Cimon

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