[look-truh] /ˈluk trə/

a town in ancient Greece, in Boeotia: Thebans defeated Spartans here 371 b.c.
an ancient town in Greece southwest of Thebes in Boeotia: site of a victory of Thebes over Sparta (371bc), which marked the end of Spartan military supremacy in Greece


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