Plataea

[pluh-tee-uh]
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  • Deprived of their command of the sea, defeated at the decisive land battle of Plataea, the Persians were forced to retreat.

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    September 23, 2012

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Plataea

noun
  1. an ancient city in S Boeotia, traditionally an ally of Athens: scene of the defeat of a great Persian army by the Greeks in 479 bc
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