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Pheidippides

[fahy-dip-i-deez] /faɪˈdɪp ɪˌdiz/
noun
1.
the Athenian runner who secured aid from Sparta in the struggle between the Athenians and the Persians 490 b.c.
Also, Phidippides.
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Pheidippides

/faɪˈdɪpɪˌdiːz/
noun
1.
5th century bc. Athenian athlete, who ran to Sparta to seek help against the Persians before the Battle of Marathon (490 bc)
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