Thermopylae

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geographical name Ther·mop·y·lae \(ˌ)thər-ˈmä-pə-(ˌ)lē\

Definition of Thermopylae

  1. locality in eastern Greece between Mount Oeta and the Gulf of Maliakós; once a narrow pass along the coast, now a rocky plain 6 miles (9.6 kilometers) from the sea


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