Pharsalus

geographical name
Phar·​sa·​lus | \ fär-ˈsā-ləs How to pronounce Pharsalus (audio) \
variants: or Pharsala \ ˈfär-​sə-​lə How to pronounce Pharsala (audio) \ or Modern Greek Fársala \ ˈfär-​sä-​lä How to pronounce Fársala (audio) \

Definition of Pharsalus

town in Thessaly, east central Greece, that was in the ancient district of Phar*sa*lia \ fär-​ˈsāl-​yə How to pronounce fär-ˈsāl-yə (audio) , -​ˈsā-​lē-​ə\

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