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An ancient Greek city of southern Italy near the Gulf of Taranto. In 280 bc it was the site of one of Pyrrhus's victories over the Romans.
(Placename) any of several ancient Greek colonies. The most famous is the S Italian site where Pyrrhus of Epirus defeated the Romans (280 bc)
Her•a•cle•a(ˌhɛr əˈkli ə)
an ancient Greek city in S Italy, near the Gulf of Taranto: Roman defeat 280 B.C.