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Demosthenes

Line breaks: De¦mos|thenes
Pronunciation: /dɪˈmɒsθəniːz
 
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Definition of Demosthenes in English:

( 384–322 bc), Athenian orator and statesman. He is best known for his political speeches on the need to resist the aggressive tendencies of Philip II of Macedon (the Philippics).

Derivatives

Demosthenic

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Pronunciation: /dɛmɒsˈθɛnɪk/
adjective

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