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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Athenian statesman who persuaded Athens to build a navy and then led it to victory over the Persians (527-460 BC).

Usage examples (37)
  • “Swords, men!” called Themistocles, never less daunted than at the pinch,
  • "Themistocles" resumed her course and, passing through the Malta
  • Transport was the Aberdeen liner "Themistocles," of some 11,000 tons.
  • "Themistocles," he exclaimed, "those who rise at the public games before the signal are whipped." for more
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