an ancient Thracian town on the Hellespont opposite Abydos: Xerxes crossed the Hellespont here when he began his invasion of Greece.
a ruined town in NW Turkey, at the narrowest point of the Dardanelles: N terminus of the bridge of boats built by Xerxes in 481 bc for the crossing of his armies of invasion
[ses-toh san joh-vah-nee; Italian se-staw sahn jaw-vahn-nee] /ˈsɛs toʊ ˌsæn dʒoʊˈvɑ ni; Italian ˈsɛ stɔ ˌsɑn dʒɔˈvɑn ni/ noun 1. a city in Lombardy, N Italy: a suburb of Milan.
verb (used with object), set, setting. 1. to put (something or someone) in a particular place: to set a vase on a table. 2. to place in a particular position or posture: Set the baby on his feet. 3. to place in some relation to something or someone: We set a supervisor over the new […]
noun, plural setae [see-tee] /ˈsi ti/ (Show IPA). Biology. 1. a stiff hair; bristle or bristlelike part. noun (pl) -tae (-tiː) 1. (in invertebrates and some plants) any bristle or bristle-like appendage 2. (in mosses) the stalk of the sporophyte that bears the capsule seta se·ta (sē’tə) n. pl. se·tae (-tē) A stiff hair, bristle, […]
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