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Leonidas

(lɪˈɒnɪˌdæs)
n
(Biography) died 480 bc, king of Sparta (?490–480), hero of the Battle of Thermopylae, in which he was killed by the Persians under Xerxes
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Le•on•i•das

(liˈɒn ɪ dəs)

n.
died 480 B.C., Greek hero: king of Sparta 489?–480.
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Noun1.Leonidas - king of Sparta and hero of the battle of Thermopylae where he was killed by the Persians (died in 480 BC)Leonidas - king of Sparta and hero of the battle of Thermopylae where he was killed by the Persians (died in 480 BC)
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