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Meaning of AEGATES ISLES

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  islands west of Sicily (now known as the Egadi Islands) where the Romans won a naval victory over the Carthaginians that ended the First Punic War in 241 BC
 
 Synonyms: Aegadean Isles
 
 See Also: naval battle, Punic Wars

 

 

 

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