[ lahy-sim-uh-kuhs ]

  1. 361?–281 b.c., Macedonian general: king of Thrace 306–281.

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How to use Lysimachus in a sentence

  • But when they perceived the attempt of Lysimachus, some caught up stones, some strong clubs, and some threw ashes upon Lysimachus.

  • It was then restored by Antigonus, and afterwards by Lysimachus, and at present it is the most beautiful city in Ionia.

  • The second wall, which follows immediately, must certainly belong to the town-wall built by Lysimachus, which was 40 stadia long.

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  • Once Lysimachus, meaning to be very civil to him said, “Philippides, which of my possessions shall I bestow upon you?”

  • Demetrius left his son to command in Greece, and himself marched to attack Lysimachus, in order to free Macedonia from the enemy.

British Dictionary definitions for Lysimachus


/ (laɪˈsɪməkəs) /

  1. ?360–281 bc, Macedonian general under Alexander the Great; king of Thrace (323–281); killed in battle by Seleucus I

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