How to use Plataea in a sentence
Deprived of their command of the sea, defeated at the decisive land battle of Plataea, the Persians were forced to retreat.
They did not wrong who fought at Marathon, at Salamis, and Plataea.On the Sublime | Longinus
Mardonius soon evacuated Attica, the ground being too stony for cavalry, and encamped near Plataea.Authors of Greece | T. W. Lumb
Belgium will be remembered with Plataea centuries after the military tyranny of the Hohenzollerns has vanished like an evil dream.
To this day the name of Plataea is held in honor throughout the world; for many years that honor was unique.
The victory of Plataea was won principally by Sparta, then at the head of Greece.Athens: Its Rise and Fall, Complete | Edward Bulwer-Lytton
British Dictionary definitions for Plataea
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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