an ancient city in S Greece, near Corinth.
- Sic·y·o·ni·an [sis-ee-oh-nee-uhn], /ˌsɪs iˈoʊ ni ən/, adjective, noun
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How to use Sicyon in a sentence
Having assuaged her thirst for revenge, Cratesipolis entered Sicyon in triumph, and assumed the government.Female Warriors, Vol. I (of 2) | Ellen C. Clayton
From the word , applied by Herodotus to the recitations at Sicyon, it is plain that they were matches among the rhapsodists.Studies on Homer and the Homeric Age, Vol. 1 of 3 | W. E. Gladstone
In 369 he forced the Isthmus lines and secured Sicyon for Thebes, but gained no considerable successes.
But does it also represent the form in which they were recited at (let us say) Sicyon?The Heroic Age | H. Munro Chadwick
Now when Cleisthenes became tyrant of Sicyon he felt that the cult of the local hero was a danger.Ancient Art and Ritual | Jane Ellen Harrison
British Dictionary definitions for Sicyon
an ancient city in S Greece, in the NE Peloponnese near Corinth: declined after 146 bc
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