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Gaugamela

[ gaw-guh-mee-luh ]
/ ˌgɔ gəˈmi lə /
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noun

an ancient village in Assyria, E of Nineveh: Alexander the Great defeated Darius III here in 331 b.c. The battle is often mistakenly called “battle of Arbela.”

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