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Eteocles

[ih-tee-uh-kleez] /ɪˈti əˌkliz/
noun, Classical Mythology
1.
a son of Oedipus and the brother of Polynices, by whom he was slain.
Compare Seven against Thebes (def 1).
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Eteocles

/ɪˈtiːəˌkliːz; ˈɛtɪə-/
noun
1.
(Greek myth) a son of Oedipus and Jocasta. He expelled his brother Polynices from Thebes; they killed each other in single combat when Polynices returned as leader of the Seven against Thebes
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