Definition of Battle of Plataea

1. Noun. A defeat of the Persian army by the Greeks at Plataea in 479 BC.

Exact synonyms: Plataea
Generic synonyms: Pitched Battle
Geographical relationships: Boeotia

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Battle Of Plataea

battle of Jutland
battle of Langside
battle of Leuctra
battle of Lule Burgas
battle of Lutzen
battle of Marathon
battle of Marston Moor
battle of Minden
battle of Navarino
battle of Omdurman
battle of Panipat
battle of Pharsalus
battle of Philippi
battle of Pittsburgh Landing
battle of Plataea (current term)
battle of Poitiers
battle of Rossbach
battle of Saratoga
battle of Sempatch
battle of Shiloh
battle of Soissons-Reims
battle of Solferino
battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse
battle of St Mihiel
battle of Tannenberg
battle of Tertry
battle of Teutoburger Wald
battle of Tewkesbury
battle of Thermopylae

Literary usage of Battle of Plataea

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1. A History of Greece to the Death of Alexander the Great by John Bagnell Bury (1913)
"battle of Plataea The field on which the fate of Greece was decided is bounded on August, the north by the river Asopus, on the south by Mount ..."

2. Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa by Edward Daniel Clarke (1818)
"... Citadel— Platana Village — Asopus — Source of the River — Traditions of the battle of Plataea—Condition of the Inhabitants—Camp of Mardonius—Situation ..."

3. Travels of Anacharsis the Younger in Greece, During the Middle of the Fourth by Jean-Jacques Barthélemy, Jean Denis Barbié du Bocage (1825)
"... shall have fought for Greece, and I will decimate all those which * See the plan of the battle of Plataea. + Above a mile. 1 Herodot. lib. 9. c. 15. ..."

4. The History and Antiquities of the Doric Race by Karl Otfried Müller (1830)
"When Pausanias, with the assistance of the allies, had won the battle of Plataea, he sacrificed in the market-place of Plataea to Jupiter Eleutherius, ..."

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