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Aegospotami

[ee-guh s-pot-uh-mahy]
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noun
  1. a river in ancient Thrace, flowing into the Hellespont: near its mouth the Athenian fleet was defeated by Lysander, 405 b.c., in the last battle of the Peloponnesian War.
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  • Sparta had only Sestos and Abydos of all that she had won by the battle of Aegospotami.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 10

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Aegospotami

noun
  1. a river of ancient Thrace that flowed into the Hellespont. At its mouth the Spartan fleet under Lysander defeated the Athenians in 405 bc, ending the Peloponnesian War
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