Heraclea

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Her·a·cle·a

 (hĕr′ə-klē′ə)
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.

Heraclea

(ˌhɛrəˈkliːə)
n
(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)

n.
an ancient Greek city in S Italy, near the Gulf of Taranto: Roman defeat 280 B.C.