Heraclea

[ her-uh-klee-uh ]

noun
  1. an ancient city in S Italy, near the Gulf of Taranto: Roman defeat 280 b.c.

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Heraclea

/ (ˌhɛrəˈkliːə) /


noun
  1. any of several ancient Greek colonies. The most famous is the S Italian site where Pyrrhus of Epirus defeated the Romans (280 bc)

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