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[lee-on-i-duh s] /liˈɒn ɪ dəs/

died 480 b.c, Greek hero: king of Sparta 489?–480.
died 480 bc, king of Sparta (?490–480), hero of the Battle of Thermopylae, in which he was killed by the Persians under Xerxes


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