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Issus

[is-uh s]
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noun
  1. an ancient town in Asia Minor, in Cilicia: victory of Alexander the Great over Darius III 333 b.c.
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Issus

noun
  1. an ancient town in S Asia Minor, in Cilicia north of present-day Iskenderun: scene of a battle (333 bc) in which Alexander the Great defeated the Persians
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