Phocis

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Pho·cis

 (fō′sĭs)
A historical region of central Greece north of the Gulf of Corinth. In early times (before 590 bc) it controlled the oracle at Delphi. The region was ultimately conquered by Philip II of Macedon.

Phocis

(ˈfəʊsɪs)
n
(Placename) an ancient district of central Greece, on the Gulf of Corinth: site of the Delphic oracle

Pho•cis

(ˈfoʊ sɪs)

n.
an ancient district in central Greece, N of the Gulf of Corinth: site of Delphic oracle.
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The Phoceans were led by Schedius and Epistrophus, sons of mighty Iphitus the son of Naubolus.
There was also a dispute at Phocea, concerning a right of inheritance, between Mnasis, the father of Mnasis, and Euthucrates, the father of Onomarchus, which brought on the Phoceans the sacred war.