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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)
Chaer•o•ne•a(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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|Noun||1.||Chaeronea - a battle in which Philip II of Macedon defeated the Athenians and Thebans (338 BC) and also Sulla defeated Mithridates (86 BC)|