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 (sə-go͞on′tō, sä-)
A city of eastern Spain north-northeast of Valencia. Founded by Greek colonists and later allied with Rome, it was besieged and captured by Carthaginian forces led by Hannibal (219-218 bc), thus precipitating the Second Punic War. Sagunto was held by the Moors from ad 713 until 1238.
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(Spanish saˈɣunto)
(Placename) an industrial town in E Spain, near Valencia: allied to Rome and made a heroic resistance to the Carthaginian attack led by Hannibal (219–218 bc). Pop: 58 287 (2003 est). Ancient name: Saguntum
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(səˈgun toʊ)

a city in E Spain, north of Valencia: besieged by Hannibal 219–218 B.C. 54,759. Ancient, Sa•gun′tum (-ˈgʌn təm)
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