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A region of east-central Greece between the Pindus Mountains and the Aegean Sea. Settled before 1000 bc, it reached the height of its power in the sixth century bc but soon declined because of internal conflicts.
Thes·sa′lian (thĕ-sā′lē-ən, -sāl′yən), Thes′sa·lo′ni·an (-lō′nē-ən) adj. & n.
(Placename) a region of E Central Greece, on the Aegean: an extensive fertile plain, edged with mountains. Pop: 609 100 (2001). Area: 14 037 sq km (5418 sq miles). Modern Greek name: Thessalía
Thes•sa•ly(ˈθɛs ə li)
a region in E Greece, between the Pindus mountains and the Aegean. 695,654; 5208 sq. mi. (14,490 sq. km).
Thes•sa•li•an (θɛˈseɪ li ən, -ˈseɪl yən) adj., n.
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|Noun||1.||Thessaly - a fertile plain on the Aegean Sea in east central Greece; Thessaly was a former region of ancient Greece|
battle of Cynoscephalae, Cynoscephalae - the battle that ended the second Macedonian War (197 BC); the Romans defeated Philip V who lost his control of Greece
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Cynoscephalae - the fields in Thessaly where in 197 BC the Romans defeated the Macedonians