• Definition for "Actium"
    • A promontory and old city of western Greece.…
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  • Sentence for "Actium"
    • Cleopatra's abandonment of Antony during Actium
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Actium definition

  • others:
    • A promontory and old city of western Greece. In 31 B.C. it had been the website of Octavian's naval victory over Mark Antony and Cleopatra. As a consequence of the struggle, Egypt came under Roman control and Octavian (subsequent Augustus) had been set up as ruler of Rome.
  • noun:
    • naval battle where Antony and Cleopatra were beaten by Octavian's fleet under Agrippa in 31 BC.
    • a historical city on a promontory in western Greece
    • the naval battle in which Antony and Cleopatra had been beaten by Octavian's fleet under Agrippa in 31 BC
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