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Sardanapalus Line breaks: Sar¦da|napa¦lus
Pronunciation: /ˌsɑːdəˈnapələs/

Definition of Sardanapalus in English:

The name given by ancient Greek historians to the last king of Assyria (died before 600 bc), portrayed as being notorious for his wealth and sensuality. It may not represent a specific historical person.

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