Definition of Themistocles in English:

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Pronunciation: /THəˈmistəˌklēz/
(Circa 528–462 bc), Athenian statesman. He helped build up the Athenian fleet and defeated the Persian fleet at Salamis in 480.

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Syllabification: The·mis·to·cles

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