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Chaer·o·ne·a

 (kĕr′ə-nē′ə, kîr′-)
An ancient city of eastern Greece. Philip of Macedon defeated a confederation of Greek states here in 338 bc.
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Chaeronea

(ˌkɛrəˈniːə)
n
(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)
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Chaer•o•ne•a

(ˌkɛr əˈni ə)

n.
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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Noun1.Chaeronea - a battle in which Philip II of Macedon defeated the Athenians and Thebans (338 BC) and also Sulla defeated Mithridates (86 BC)
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
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"Letters fly back and forth/ between Pearl Harbor and Hastings,/ a moving van passes/ beneath the eye of the lion at Cheronea." This verbal "not knowing" accepts historical facts (abbreviated, iconized, and assimilated in the short forms, "Pearl Harbor," "Hastings") and nominalizes them as no uns in its grammar.