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[dee-lee-uh m]
  1. an ancient seaport in Greece, in Boeotia: the Boeotians defeated the Athenians here 424 b.c.
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Historical Examples of delium

  • Later, at the battle of Delium, Alcibiades protected and saved Socrates.

    Historic Tales, vol 10 (of 15)

    Charles Morris

  • Next is Delium,334 a place sacred to Apollo, in imitation of that at Delos.

  • Socrates served with credit at the battle of Delium, 424 B.C.

  • Then at Delium, again, when the day went against us, and the army was in full retreat.


    Alfred John Church

  • The battle of Delium (between the Bœotians and the Athenians) was fought in 424.


    Alfred John Church