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An ancient city of central Greece southwest of Thebes, the site of a major Greek victory over the Persians in 479 bc.


(Placename) an ancient city in S Boeotia, traditionally an ally of Athens: scene of the defeat of a great Persian army by the Greeks in 479 bc


(pləˈti ə)

an ancient city in Greece, in Boeotia: Greeks defeated Persians here 479 B.C.
Pla•tae′an, adj., n.
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Noun1.Plataea - a former town in Boeotia; site of a battle between the Greeks and Persians in 479 BC
Boeotia - a district of ancient Greece to the northwest of Athens
2.Plataea - a defeat of the Persian army by the Greeks at Plataea in 479 BCPlataea - a defeat of the Persian army by the Greeks at Plataea in 479 BC
Boeotia - a district of ancient Greece to the northwest of Athens
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In the presence of FPM leader Michel Aoun, a festival will be held Sunday at the Platea in Jounieh between 3 p.
aveva detto con voce rotta: "Siete stati i protagonisti e gli spettatori di come si silura un circuito teatrale" per poi scoppiare in singhiozzi mentre la platea si divideva fra chi la sosteneva con gli applausi e chi gridava "Qui si getta fango sul partito" o "Vergogna" (Valentini 133).
Daniel Platea, 44, of Wheelwright Lane, Holbrooks, admitted stealing groceries worth PS242.
Novice baker Craig Robertson took first prize -- a bottle of bubbly with a Hummingbird (tropical fruit and crushed pecan) cake, presented at an event held at the Platea Tavern in Pissouri village square.
While the other heirs of King David hurry across the platea with their impressive yards firmly in hand, Joseph lies limp as a worm.
Embark upon the aBait to Platea excursion a an opportunity to fish for your supper under the watchful eye of a Colony Club chef; you will observe sea life on the reef before anchoring in prime fishing territory.
The company's real estate holding company, Platea USA LLC, will buy a lot from the Letterkenny Industrial Development Authority and construct the building, according to L.
Lin posits that scholars apply these concepts "too literally" to early modern performance, equating locus to upstage, and platea to downstage, and that this shows their "fourth wall" mentality.
Kai kurie kiti atitikmenys--vokieciu Platz is prancuzu place, italu piazza ir panasus (3), kaip nurodo daug enciklopediju ir zodynu,-atsirado is lotynu platea, kuris kilo is graiku nXarela ("plati gatve")--miesta, statybas reprezentuojancios vietos.
High Jinxwas cut forthe Northumberland Platea fterhis Newmarket win; whod oyou fancy?
13)) A shot where Dane approaches a gargantuan cupboard where in childhood he used to hide from his father is shot from overhead: Dane is in long shot at the top half of the frame looking up at the cupboard's door which towers above him and occupies the bottom half of the frame, so that the uppermost portion of the door splays out onto the platea.
In un'economia globalizzata tutti sono clandestini e la specializzazione non serve, dato che esiste una vasta platea di diseredati pronti a vendersi al prezzo piu basso.