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Cambyses

Line breaks: Cam|by¦ses
Pronunciation: /kamˈbʌɪsiːz
 
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Definition of Cambyses in English:

( D.522 bc), king of Persia 529–522 bc, son of Cyrus. He is chiefly remembered for his conquest of Egypt in 525 bc.

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