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Actium

[ak-tee-uh m, -shee-uh m] /ˈæk ti əm, -ʃi əm/
noun
1.
a promontory in NW ancient Greece: Antony and Cleopatra were defeated by Octavian and Agrippa in a naval battle near here in 31 b.c.
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[ak-tee-uh n, -shee-uh n] /ˈæk ti ən, -ʃi ən/ (Show IPA),
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Actium

/ˈæktɪəm/
noun
1.
a town of ancient Greece that overlooked the naval battle in 31 bc at which Octavian's fleet under Agrippa defeated that of Mark Antony and Cleopatra
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