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An ancient city of southern Greece in the eastern Peloponnesus. Thebes defeated Sparta here in 362 bc.
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1. (Historical Terms) (in ancient Greece) a city in E Arcadia; site of several battles
2. (Placename) (in ancient Greece) a city in E Arcadia; site of several battles
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|Noun||1.||Mantinea - the site of three famous battles among Greek city-states: in 418 BC and 362 BC and 207 BC|
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