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Porsenna, Lars

Syllabification: Por·sen·na, Lars
Pronunciation: /ˈpôrsənə
 
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(also Porsena)

Definition of Porsenna, Lars in English:

( 6th century bc), a legendary Etruscan chieftain. Summoned by Tarquinius Superbus after the latter’s overthrow and exile from Rome, Porsenna subsequently laid siege to the city, but did not succeed in capturing it.

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