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n. pl. po•ri (pôrī)
  1. A pore, meatus, or foramen.
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Historical Examples

  • Alexander, in his own letters, has given us an account of his war with Porus.

    The Boys' and Girls' Plutarch


  • So Porus, when he was taken captive, begged Alexander to use him as a king.

  • The territory of Porus extended to the east as far as the Asikni.

  • Scopus, after seeing Beric well placed, had left him to accompany Porus and Lupus.

    Beric the Briton

    G. A. Henty

  • He was more interested when Porus entered the arena, accompanied by Scopus.

    Beric the Briton

    G. A. Henty