Pharsalus

[ fahr-sey-luh s ]
/ fɑrˈseɪ ləs /

noun

an ancient city in central Greece, in Thessaly: site of Caesar's victory over Pompey 48 b.c.

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Pharsalus
/ (fɑːˈseɪləs) /

noun

an ancient town in Thessaly in N Greece. Several major battles were fought nearby, including Caesar's victory over Pompey (48 bc)
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