Pyrrhus

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From Ancient Greek Πύῤῥος (Púrrhos).

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Pyrrhus

  1. Ancient Greek given name, particularly worn by the king of Epirus (319-272 BC) who defeated Romans in several battles, but sustained heavy losses, from which the term Pyrrhic victory was coined.

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