Origin of Pyrrhic victoryClassical Greek Pyrrhikos
The Battle of the Alamo in Texas is an example of a Pyrrhic victory.
An example of a Pyrrhic victory is the Battle of the Alamo.
Origin of Pyrrhic victoryAfter Pyrrhus
(plural Pyrrhic victories)
Eponymous of the Greek king Pyrrhus of Epirus, who suffered heavy losses while defeating the Romans.