a valley in SE Greece, in ancient Argolis.
- Ne·me·an [ni-mee-uhn, nee-mee-], /nɪˈmi ən, ˈni mi-/, adjective
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How to use Nemea in a sentence
When the army was collected they set out for Nemea, which was at this time governed by king Lycurgus.Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome | E.M. Berens
But during his pause at Nemea those who shared the opposite policy had time to converge on Mantinea.Hellenica | Xenophon
The men of Sicyon alone ventured to meet him at Nemea, and them he overthrew in a pitched battle, and erected a trophy.
"If Aristophon chose to paint him side by side with the beautiful Nemea, it is no fault of his," said Eudora.Philothea | Lydia Maria Child
Yet the Nemea and Isthmia acquired a celebrity not much inferior; the Olympic prize counting for the highest of all.
British Dictionary definitions for Nemea
(in ancient Greece) a valley in N Argolis in the NE Peloponnese; site of the Nemean Games, a Panhellenic festival and athletic competition held every other year
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