[ met-uh-pon-tuhm ]
/ ˌmɛt əˈpɒn təm /
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an ancient Greek city in SE Italy, on the Gulf of Taranto: home of Pythagoras in exile.
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How to use Metapontum in a sentence
He forged letters from the leading citizens of Metapontum, and then sent them to Fabius.Plutarch's Lives, Volume I (of 4)|Plutarch
It is for this reason that he removed to Metapontum where he died, and where Cicero was able to visit his tomb long afterwards.The Legacy of Greece|Various
The people of Metapontum stamped their money with a mouse gnawing an ear of corn.Custom and Myth|Andrew Lang