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συμμαχία 1 alliance offensive and defensive (opp. to an ἐπιμαχία, defensive), Hdt., etc.: συμμαχίαν ποιεῖσθαι πρός τινα id=Hdt.; τινί Thuc.
2.generally, the duty of an ally, Aesch.
II.= τὸ συμμαχικόν, the body of allies, Hdt., Thuc.: also, the country of one's allies, Thuc. allied or auxiliary force, id=Thuc., Xen.

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