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 (kĕr′ə-nē′ə, kîr′-)
An ancient city of eastern Greece. Philip of Macedon defeated a confederation of Greek states here in 338 bc.


(Placename) an ancient Greek town in W Boeotia: site of the victory of Philip of Macedon over the Athenians and Thebans (338 bc) and of Sulla over Mithridates (86 bc)


(ˌkɛr əˈni ə)

an ancient city in E Greece, in Boeotia: victory of Philip of Macedon over the Athenians and Thebans, 338 B.C.
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Noun1.Chaeronea - a battle in which Philip II of Macedon defeated the Athenians and Thebans (338 BC) and also Sulla defeated Mithridates (86 BC)
Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic - a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil
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Incluye ademas dos muestras de escritura caligrafica que comienzan: "Plutarco de Cheronea en su Politica, o Instruccion para los que manejan negocios publicos escrita a peticion de Menemaco .
Letters fly back and forth/ between Pearl Harbor and Hastings,/ a moving van passes/ beneath the eye of the lion at Cheronea.