meaning of actium

actium meaning in General Dictionary

naval battle in which Antony and Cleopatra were beaten by Octavians fleet under Agrippa in 31 BC

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  • a historical town on a promontory in western Greece
  • the naval battle for which Antony and Cleopatra had been defeated by Octavian's fleet under Agrippa in 31 BC

Sentence Examples with the word actium

Numidia, in the more restricted sense which it had now acquired, became for a short time a Roman province under the title of Africa Nova, but in the settlement of affairs after the battle of Actium it was restored to Juba II.

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