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Croesus Syllabification: Croe·sus
Pronunciation: /ˈkrēsəs/

Definition of Croesus in English:

( 6th century bc), last king of Lydia circa 560–546 bc. Renowned for his great wealth, he subjugated the Greek cities on the coast of Asia Minor before being overthrown by Cyrus the Great of Persia.

Words that rhyme with Croesus

narcissus • Ephesus

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