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Sacred War

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(1) A war undertaken by the Amphictyonʹic League against the Cirrhæans, in defence of Delphi. (B.C. 594–587.)

(2) A war waged by the Athenians for the restoration of Delphi to the Phoʹcians, from whom it had been taken. (B.C. 448–447.)

(3) A war in which the Phocians, who had seized Delphi, were conquered by Philip of Macedon. (B.C. 346.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Sack Race (A)
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Sackerson
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Sacramentarians
Sacred Anchors
Sacred City
Sacred Heart
Sacred Isle
Sacred War
Sacred Way (The)
Sacred Weed (The)
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Sad Dog (He’s a)
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