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Polynices

[ pol-uh-nahy-seez ]
/ ˌpɒl əˈnaɪ siz /
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noun Classical Mythology.
a son of Oedipus and Jocasta and brother of Eteocles and Antigone on whose behalf the Seven against Thebes were organized.
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Polynices
/ (ˌpɒlɪˈnaɪsiːz) /

noun
Greek myth a son of Oedipus and Jocasta, for whom the Seven Against Thebes sought to regain Thebes. He and his brother Eteocles killed each other in single combat before its walls
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