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n. Greek Mythology
The battle in which Zeus and his siblings defeated their father Cronus and the other Titans.
[Greek Tītānomakhiā : Tītān, Titan + makhē, battle.]
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(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth the unsuccessful revolt of the family of the Titan Iapetus against Zeus
[C19: from Greek titanomakhia, from Titan1 + makhē a battle]
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battle between Titans, referring to the unsuccessful revolt of the family of Iapetus against Zeus.See also: War
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