Definition of Croesus in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkrēsəs/
(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.

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Syllabification: Croe·sus

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