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Leuctra

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/ ˈluk trə /
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noun

a town in ancient Greece, in Boeotia: Thebans defeated Spartans here 371 b.c.

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Leuctra
/ (ˈluːktrə) /

noun

an ancient town in Greece southwest of Thebes in Boeotia: site of a victory of Thebes over Sparta (371 bc), which marked the end of Spartan military supremacy in Greece
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