Sicyon [sish-ee-on, sis-] Examples noun

  1. an ancient city in S Greece, near Corinth.

Related formsSic·y·o·ni·an [sis-ee-oh-nee-uh n] /ˌsɪs iˈoʊ ni ən/, adjective, noun Examples from the Web for sicyon Historical Examples of sicyon

  • Euphron, taking fright at these proceedings, fled for safety to the harbour-town of Sicyon.



  • After all was over the one party retired to Sicyon and the other withdrew into their city.



  • The oracle said: “Own all there is between Sicyon and Corinth.”

    The Humbugs of the World

    P. T. Barnum

  • Such were the tyrants of Sicyon, spoken of in our last tale.

    Historic Tales, vol 10 (of 15)

    Charles Morris

  • The Romans referred the assessment of damages to an Achaean court at Sicyon.

    The Histories of Polybius, Vol. II (of 2)


  • British Dictionary definitions for sicyon Sicyon noun

    1. an ancient city in S Greece, in the NE Peloponnese near Corinth: declined after 146 bc

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