[ me-see-nee ]
/ mɛˈsi ni /
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an ancient city in the SW Peloponnesus; capital of ancient Messenia.
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Words nearby Messene
Messapic, mess around, mess call, messed up, Messeigneurs, Messene, messenger, messenger RNA, Messenia, Messerschmitt, mess gear
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How to use Messene in a sentence
Democracy being established at Messene, and the men of rank having been banished, while those who Political state of Messene.
Pompeius relieved the cities which had been harshly treated, and behaved kindly to them all except to the Mamertini in Messene.Plutarch's Lives Volume III.|Plutarch
Next as to their account of the treacherous attempt upon Messene.
Hiero joins Carthage in laying siege to the Mamertines in Messene.
From the time of his exploits at Messene all this was utterly changed.
British Dictionary definitions for Messene
/ (mɛˈsiːnɪ) /
an ancient Greek city in the SW Peloponnese: founded in 369 bc as the capital of Messenia
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