Messene

[ me-see-nee ]
/ mɛˈsi ni /

noun

an ancient city in the SW Peloponnesus; capital of ancient Messenia.

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Messene
/ (mɛˈsiːnɪ) /

noun

an ancient Greek city in the SW Peloponnese: founded in 369 bc as the capital of Messenia
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