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An ancient region of Greece north of Attica and the Gulf of Corinth. The cities of the region formed the Boeotian League in the sixth century bc but were usually under the dominance of Thebes.
Boe·o′tian adj. & n.
(Placename) a region of ancient Greece, northwest of Athens. It consisted of ten city-states, which formed the Boeotian League, led by Thebes: at its height in the 4th century bc. Modern Greek name: Voiotia
a district in ancient Greece, NW of Athens. Cap.: Thebes.
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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
Thebes - an ancient Greek city in Boeotia destroyed by Alexander the Great in 336 BC
Plataea - a former town in Boeotia; site of a battle between the Greeks and Persians in 479 BC