- an ancient city in S Greece, near Corinth.
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Examples from the Web for sicyon
Euphron, taking fright at these proceedings, fled for safety to the harbour-town of Sicyon.
After all was over the one party retired to Sicyon and the other withdrew into their city.
The oracle said: “Own all there is between Sicyon and Corinth.”The Humbugs of the World
P. T. Barnum
Such were the tyrants of Sicyon, spoken of in our last tale.Historic Tales, vol 10 (of 15)
The Romans referred the assessment of damages to an Achaean court at Sicyon.
- an ancient city in S Greece, in the NE Peloponnese near Corinth: declined after 146 bc
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