Definition of Xerxes I in English:

Xerxes I

proper noun

  • (c.519–465 bc), son of Darius I; king of Persia 486–465. He continued his father's attack on the Greeks but was forced to withdraw after defeats at Salamis in 480 and Plataea in 479.

Pronunciation:

Xerxes I

/ˌzərksēz T͟Həˈfərst/