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Leonidas

[ lee-on-i-duhs ]
/ liˈɒn ɪ dəs /
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noun
died 480 b.c., Greek hero: king of Sparta 489?–480.
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Leonidas
/ (lɪˈɒnɪˌdæs) /

noun
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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