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Gau•ga•me•la



Pronunciation: (gô"gu-mē'lu), [key]
n.
an ancient village in Assyria, E of Nineveh: Alexander the Great defeated Darius III here in 331 b.c. The battle is often mistakenly called “battle of Arbela.”

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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