from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Xenophon 430?-355? B.C. Greek soldier and writer. A disciple of Socrates, he joined Cyrus the Younger in an attack on Persia. After the death of Cyrus, Xenophon led the Greek troops to the Black Sea, an ordeal he recounted in Anabasis.
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- proper n. Athenian historian and philosopher born 427 BCE and author of the Anabasis and Memorabilia. He was a pupil of Socrates and became a general during the Persian wars.
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- n. Greek general and historian; student of Socrates (430-355 BC)
From Ancient Greek Ξενοφῶν (Ksenophōn). (Wiktionary)