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A village of ancient Greece southwest of Thebes. It was the site of a major Spartan defeat by the Thebans (371 bc).
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(Placename) an ancient town in Greece southwest of Thebes in Boeotia: site of a victory of Thebes over Sparta (371bc), which marked the end of Spartan military supremacy in Greece
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|Noun||1.||Leuctra - Thebes defeated Sparta in 371 BC; the battle ended Sparta's military supremacy in Greece|
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