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Sicyon

[sish-ee-on, sis-]
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noun
  1. an ancient city in S Greece, near Corinth.
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Related formsSic·y·o·ni·an [sis-ee-oh-nee-uh n] /ˌsɪs iˈoʊ ni ən/, adjective, noun
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Historical Examples

  • Euphron, taking fright at these proceedings, fled for safety to the harbour-town of Sicyon.

    Hellenica

    Xenophon

  • After all was over the one party retired to Sicyon and the other withdrew into their city.

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    Xenophon

  • The oracle said: “Own all there is between Sicyon and Corinth.”

  • Such were the tyrants of Sicyon, spoken of in our last tale.

  • The Romans referred the assessment of damages to an Achaean court at Sicyon.


British Dictionary definitions for sicyon

Sicyon

noun
  1. an ancient city in S Greece, in the NE Peloponnese near Corinth: declined after 146 bc
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