Share this entry

Share this page

Plataea, Battle of

Syllabification: Pla·tae·a, Battle of
Pronunciation: /pləˈtēə
 
/

Definition of Plataea, Battle of in English:

A battle in 479 bc, during the Persian Wars, in which the Persian forces were defeated by the Greeks near the city of Plataea in Boeotia.

Definition of Plataea, Battle of in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day boscage
Pronunciation: ˈbäskij
noun
massed trees or shrubs