Heraclea



[her-uh-klee-uh] /ˌhɛr əˈkli ə/

noun
1.
an ancient city in S Italy, near the Gulf of Taranto: Roman defeat 280 b.c.
/ˌhɛrəˈkliːə/
noun
1.
any of several ancient Greek colonies. The most famous is the S Italian site where Pyrrhus of Epirus defeated the Romans (280 bc)

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