Saguntum

Sagunto

[suh-goon-toh; Spanish sah-goon-taw]
noun
a city in E Spain, N of Valencia: besieged by Hannibal 219–218 b.c.
Ancient Saguntum [suh-guhn-tuhm] .
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Sagunto (Spanish saˈɣunto)
 
n
Ancient name: Saguntum an industrial town in E Spain, near Valencia: allied to Rome and made a heroic resistance to the Carthaginian attack led by Hannibal (219--218 bc). Pop: 58 287 (2003 est)

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