Croesus

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Croe·sus 1

 (krē′səs) Died c. 546 bc.
Last king of Lydia (560-546) whose kingdom, which had prospered during his reign, fell to the Persians under Cyrus.

Croe·sus 2

 (krē′səs)
n.
A very wealthy man.

[After Croesus.]

Croesus

(ˈkriːsəs)
n
1. (Biography) died ?546 bc, the last king of Lydia (560–546), noted for his great wealth
2. any very rich man

Croe•sus

(ˈkri səs)

n., pl. -sus•es, -si (-saɪ)
1. died 546 B.C., king of Lydia 560–546: noted for his great wealth.
2. a very rich man.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Croesus - last king of Lydia (died in 546 BC)Croesus - last king of Lydia (died in 546 BC)
2.Croesus - a very wealthy man
have, rich person, wealthy person - a person who possesses great material wealth
Translations
krøsus

Croesus

[ˈkriːsəs] NCreso

Croesus

nKrösus m; to be as rich as Croesusein (richtiger) Krösus sein

Croesus

[ˈkriːsəs] nCreso
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King Croesus of Lydia dedicated a gold shield at the Temple of Athena Pronaia near the Apollo sanctuary.
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