Issus meaning

ĭsəs
An ancient town of southeast Asia Minor near modern-day Iskenderun, Turkey. Alexander the Great defeated Darius III of Persia here in 333 bc .
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(place) Ancient town in Cilicia, in SE Asia Minor: site of a battle (333 b.c.) in which Alexander the Great defeated Darius III of Persia.
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(historical) An ancient settlement in Cilicia where in 333 BC Alexander the Great defeated the Persians under Darius III.
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Origin of issus

  • From Latin Issus, from Ancient Greek Ἰσσός (Issos)

    From Wiktionary