n. pl. po•ri (pôr′ī)
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Nevertheless, if we may believe our missionaries, there are still some Indian lords who pretend to have descended from Porus.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
King Porus, in a battle with Alexander the Great, being severely wounded, fell from the back of his elephant.A Hundred Anecdotes of Animals|Percy J. Billinghurst
Porus hears of this, and when the army returns to India he picks a quarrel, and the two kings fight.The Flourishing of Romance and the Rise of Allegory|George Saintsbury
In 327 he crossed the Indus, vanquished Porus in a pitched battle, took him prisoner, and treated him as a king.
He liked Porus, who, although quick and fiery in temper, was good natured and not given to brawling.Beric the Briton|G. A. Henty