an ancient town in Babylonia, near the Euphrates: famous battle between Cyrus the Younger and Artaxerxes II in 401 b.c.
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How to use Cunaxa in a sentence
Here it was all vivid and real before my eyes, with the scene of the great battle of Cunaxa only a few miles from Museyib.War in the Garden of Eden | Kermit Roosevelt
History tells us that Xenophon, in his famous retreat from Cunaxa, wore a wolfskin about his shoulders and breast.
Cyrus rebels against his brother Artaxerxes, of Persia; he is defeated and slain at the battle of Cunaxa.
The battle of Cunaxa was a double blow to the Persian power.
The battle of Cunaxa, in which Cyrus fell, was fought on Sept. 3d.Callias | Alfred John Church
British Dictionary definitions for Cunaxa
the site near the lower Euphrates where Artaxerxes II defeated Cyrus the Younger in 401 bc
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