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Noun: Xerxes I
  1. King of Persia who led a vast army against Greece and won the battle of Thermopylae but was eventually defeated (519-465 BC)
    - Xerxes the Great
     
  2. A Persian king of the Achaemenid dynasty who reigned 485-465 BC
    - Xerxes

Type of: king, male monarch, Rex

Encyclopedia: Xerxes I