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Eteocles

[ ih-tee-uh-kleez ]
/ ɪˈti əˌkliz /
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noun Classical Mythology.

a son of Oedipus and the brother of Polynices, by whom he was slain.Compare Seven against Thebes (def. 1).

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British Dictionary definitions for Eteocles

Eteocles
/ (ɪˈtiːəˌkliːz, ˈɛtɪə-) /

noun

Greek myth a son of Oedipus and Jocasta. He expelled his brother Polynices from Thebes; they killed each other in single combat when Polynices returned as leader of the Seven against Thebes
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