Issus [is-uh s] Examples noun
- an ancient town in Asia Minor, in Cilicia: victory of Alexander the Great over Darius III 333 b.c.
Examples from the Web for issus Historical Examples of issus
Darius, as we have seen, had fled after the disastrous battle of Issus.
H. A. Guerber
The Sea of Issus, on the Levant, which he places on the west, is on the north.
The affair, in fact, proved but a repetition of that at Issus.
Named after Alexander the Great, and founded in memory of the battle of Issus.
Darius is defeated at Issus; his family are among Alexander’s captives.
British Dictionary definitions for issus Issus noun
- an ancient town in S Asia Minor, in Cilicia north of present-day Iskenderun: scene of a battle (333 bc) in which Alexander the Great defeated the Persians