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[tee-jee-uh] /ˈti dʒi ə/
an ancient city in SE Arcadia, Greece. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Violent scenes of deadly struggle filled the pediments of the temple of Athene Alea at Tegea.

    A Manual of the Historical Development of Art G. G. (Gustavus George) Zerffi
  • The new general found eager co-operators in the men of Tegea.

    Hellenica Xenophon
  • Besides these mistakes, he says that Nabis started on his return from Messenia by the gate on the road to Tegea.

  • And here leaving the Mantineans thus engaged, we will turn to the men of Tegea.

    Hellenica Xenophon
  • The offerings for crossing the frontier were propitious, and he pushed on to Tegea.

    Hellenica Xenophon
  • This being so, he abandoned his base of Nemea and pushed on to Tegea.

    Hellenica Xenophon
  • Parnes: the mountain is called Parthenion above Tegea, by Herodotus.

    The Browning Cyclopdia Edward Berdoe
  • A second, near Kenchre, between Argos and Tegea, is better preserved.

    History of Ancient Art Franz von Reber
  • The Argives began by accepting this proposal, and the Lacedaemonian army returned home from Tegea.

  • The imminent peril startled the Spartans from their wonted apathy, and they set out at once in full force to the relief of Tegea.

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