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Two hills of southeast Thessaly in northeast Greece. They were the site of a battle between the Theban and Thessalian armies in 364 bc and of a Roman victory over the Macedonian forces of Philip V in 197 bc.
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|Noun||1.||Cynoscephalae - the fields in Thessaly where in 197 BC the Romans defeated the Macedonians|
|2.||Cynoscephalae - the battle that ended the second Macedonian War (197 BC); the Romans defeated Philip V who lost his control of Greece|
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