Issus

[genus] Issus is a genus of `planthoppers` belonging to the family Issidae of infraorder Fulgoromorpha of suborder Auchenorrhyncha of order Hemiptera. Like most members of the order Hemiptera (popularly known as the `bug` or `true bugs` order) they live on phloem sap that they extract with their piercing, sucking mouth parts. They are the f...
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Issus

[n] - a battle (333 BC) in which Alexander the Great defeated the Persians under Darius III
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Issus

Ancient town of Cilicia, Asia Minor, near the province's border with Syria. Here Alexander the Great, King of Macedonia, inflicted a crushing defeat on the Persians under King Darius III 333 BC. ...
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Issus

battle of Issus noun a battle (333 BC) in which Alexander the Great defeated the Persians under Darius III
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Issus

Issus (is'us) , ancient town of SE Asia Minor, now in Turkey, 5 mi (8 km) NW of Dörtyol. Located near the head of a gulf (the modern Gulf of Iskenderun), Issus was on a narrow strip of land backed by high mountains. Nearby, in 333 B.C., Alexander defeated the forces of Darius III of Persia....
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Issus

[town] Issus (Ἱσσός or Ἱσσοί) is an ancient settlement on the strategic coastal plain straddling the small Pinarus river (a fast melt-water stream several metres wide) below the navigationally difficult inland mountains towering above to the east in the Turkish Province of Hatay, near the border with Syria. It can be identified ...
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Issus

[river] Issus, a river in Cilicia, Asia Minor, where Alexander the Great defeated Darius in 333 BC. ...
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