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BATTLE OF PYDNA

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Battle of Pydna mean? 

BATTLE OF PYDNA (noun)
  The noun BATTLE OF PYDNA has 1 sense:

1. a major victory by the Romans over the Macedonians in 168 BC; resulted in the downfall of the ancient Macedonian kingdom

  Familiarity information: BATTLE OF PYDNA used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BATTLE OF PYDNA (noun)


Sense 1Battle of Pydna [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A major victory by the Romans over the Macedonians in 168 BC; resulted in the downfall of the ancient Macedonian kingdom

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

Battle of Pydna; Pydna

Instance hypernyms:

pitched battle (a fierce battle fought in close combat between troops in predetermined positions at a chosen time and place)

Domain region:

Macedon; Macedonia; Makedonija (the ancient kingdom of Philip II and Alexander the Great in the southeastern Balkans that is now divided among modern Macedonia and Greece and Bulgaria)


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