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sarīsa (-issa ), ae, f., = σάρισα.
I. A long Macedonian lance, Liv. 9, 19; 37, 42; 38, 7 fin.; Curt. 7, 4, 36; 9, 7, 19; Ov. M. 12, 466; 12, 479 al.; cf. Fest. pp. 145 and 251.—
II. Poet., in gen., for Macedonians, Luc. 8, 298; 10, 47; cf.: “denominatio est ...si quis Macedonas appellarit hoc modo: Non tam cito sarissae Graecia potiti sunt,Auct. Her. 4, 32, 43.
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