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Pyrrhus

Pronunciation: /ˈpirəs/
(Circa 318–272 bc), king of Epirus circa 307–272. After invading Italy in 280, he defeated the Romans at Asculum in 279, but sustained heavy losses; the term pyrrhic victory alludes to this.

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