[ pid-nuh ]
/ ˈpɪd nə /
a town in ancient Macedonia, W of the Gulf of Salonika: decisive Roman victory over the Macedonians 186 b.c.
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How to use Pydna in a sentence
But it is clear that under Alexander the phalanx was not the cumbrous, unwieldy body which it was at Cynoscephate and Pydna.
The young Scipio was born about 185, and when scarce 17 years old fought with daring bravery at Pydna.
Cassander at once marched against Olympias, and, having forced her to surrender in Pydna, put her to death .
Alorus is considered as belonging to Bottiæa and Pydna to Pieria.
British Dictionary definitions for Pydna
a town in ancient Macedonia: site of a major Roman victory over the Macedonians, resulting in the downfall of their kingdom (168 bc)
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