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Can you name the Toponymns and Related Terms from History and Philosophy I?

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DefinitionToponymDerivation
Secondary or high school, especially a private oneAfter Plato's school in Athens
Fleet of warshipsFrom the Spanish fleet destroyed by the English in 1588
To break up into small, unfriendly political areasAfter a European peninsula
Detachable, dagger-like blade affixed to a rifleFrom the French city where it was first made
Labyrinthine, complex, or deviousFrom the inner workings of the Eastern Roman Empire
State or place of banishment or of ostracismAfter a town in England
Desperate evacuation or withdrawalAfter a port city in France
City quarter inhabited by a minority groupAfter a Jewish quarter in Venice
Source of great wealthAfter an ancient city in India
Slave or serfAfter the town of Helos, Laconia, whose inhabitants were enslaved by the Spartans
Brief, pithy, conciseDerived from the ancient Greek province whose capital was Sparta and whose people were known for their short answers
Hall for public lectures or discussionsAfter such a place in Athens, Greece
To celebrate in an exuberant and boisterous public mannerAfter Mafeking, South Africa, where a 217-day siege of a British garrison under Colonel Robert Baden-Powell was ended on May 17, 1900, bringing much celebration in London
France's national hymn, written by Claude Joseph Rouget de LisleBecoming associated with the French Revolution when soldiers sang it in 1792 as they marched to storm the Tuileries
Any site visited by many, especially as a place to which one yearns to goAfter the holy Saudi Arabian city in which Mohammed was born
To exclude from societyFrom the Athenian governmental process by which a public figure could be exiled for 5 - 10 years by writing his name on a tile or potsherd called and ostrakon
LighthouseAfter a lighthouse in Egypt
Something that serves as a guide or clue to solving a problemFrom the black basalt stone discovered in Egypt in 1799 that provided the key to deciphering Egyptian hieroglyphics
Place of exile or imprisonment, especially for political prisonersAfter a region in Russia
Brave, frugal, and known for self-disciplineAfter a Greek city-state whose citizens adopted a highly disciplined, military state of mind and life
Person who endures pain without complaintFrom the name given to a school of philosophy founded by Zeno, because he taught under a colonnade known as a stoa
Any calamitous or decisive defeatAfter the Belgian site where Napoleon was defeated in 1815

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