Meaning of Actium

Ac•ti•um

Pronunciation: (ak'tē-um, -shē-um), [key]
— n.
  1. a promontory in NW ancient Greece: Antony and Cleopatra were defeated by Octavian and Agrippa in a naval battle near here in 31 b.c.
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