Issus

[ is-uhs ]
/ ˈɪs əs /

noun

an ancient town in Asia Minor, in Cilicia: victory of Alexander the Great over Darius III 333 b.c.

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Issus
/ (ˈɪsəs) /

noun

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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