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Thu·cyd·i·des

 (tho͞o-sĭd′ĭ-dēz′) 460?-400? bc.
Greek historian noted for the unprecedented objectivity and thoroughness of his critical history of the Peloponnesian War.
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Thucydides

(θuːˈsɪdɪˌdiːz)
n
(Biography) ?460–?395 bc, Greek historian and politician, distinguished for his History of the Peloponnesian War
Thuˌcydiˈdean adj
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Thu•cyd•i•des

(θuˈsɪd ɪˌdiz)

n. c460–c400 B.C.,
Greek historian.
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Thucydides

[θjuːˈsɪdɪdiːz] NTucídides
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Thucydides

[θuːˈsɪdɪˌdiːz] n (History, Literature) → Tucidide m
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