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Noun: Metaurus River
  1. A battle during the second Punic War (207 BC); Hannibal's brother Hasdrubal was defeated by the Romans which ended Hannibal's hopes for success in Italy
    - Battle of the Metaurus

Type of: pitched battle

Part of: Punic War

Encyclopedia: Metaurus River