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Pyrrhus

[pir-uh s] /ˈpɪr əs/
noun
1.
c318–272 b.c, king of Epirus c300–272.
2.
Classical Mythology, Neoptolemus.
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Pyrrhus

/ˈpɪrəs/
noun
1.
319–272 bc, king of Epirus (306–272). He invaded Italy but was ultimately defeated by the Romans (275 bc)
2.
another name for Neoptolemus
Derived Forms
Pyrrhic, adjective
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