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An ancient town of southeast Asia Minor near modern-day Iskenderun, Turkey. Alexander the Great defeated Darius III of Persia here in 333 bc.
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(Placename) an ancient town in S Asia Minor, in Cilicia north of present-day Iskenderun: scene of a battle (333 bc) in which Alexander the Great defeated the Persians
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an ancient town in Asia Minor, in Cilicia: victory of Alexander the Great over Darius III, 333 B.C.
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|Noun||1.||Issus - a battle (333 BC) in which Alexander the Great defeated the Persians under Darius III|
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