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Porsena

Porsenna (pɔːˈsɛnə)

/ (ˈpɔːsɪnə) /
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noun

Lars (lɑːz). 6th century bc, a legendary Etruscan king, alleged to have besieged Rome in a vain attempt to reinstate Tarquinius Superbus on the throne

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