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Porsenna, Lars

Pronunciation: /ˈpôrsənə/
(also Porsena)
(6th century bc), a legendary Etruscan chieftain. Summoned by Tarquinius Superbus after the latter’s overthrow and exile from Rome, Porsenna subsequently laid siege to the city, but did not succeed in capturing it.

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Syllabification: Por·sen·na, Lars

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