Leonidas

[lee-on-i-duh s]
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Historical Examples of leonidas

  • "And look what he gets," says Leonidas, wavin' his hand at the push.

    Shorty McCabe

    Sewell Ford

  • It would have done me good to have said so, but Leonidas didn't look at it in that way.

    Shorty McCabe

    Sewell Ford

  • "About a mile and a half," says Leonidas, stating it generous.

    Shorty McCabe

    Sewell Ford

  • When grown to womanhood, Gorgo was married to the hero Leonidas.

    How to Succeed

    Orison Swett Marden

  • She had a brother, named Leonidas, who warmly espoused her cause.

    Pyrrhus

    Jacob Abbott


British Dictionary definitions for leonidas

Leonidas

noun
  1. died 480 bc, king of Sparta (?490–480), hero of the Battle of Thermopylae, in which he was killed by the Persians under Xerxes
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