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Cydnus

[sid-nuh s] /ˈsɪd nəs/
noun
1.
a river in SE Asia Minor, in Cilicia.
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  • Was that frightful shock and crash of the Cydnus one of these dreams?

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  • This did not prevent his son from earning his bread as a stoker on the Cydnus.

    Jack Alphonse Daudet
  • After the Cydnus follows the Pyramus,262 which flows from Cataonia.

  • But he was afterwards seized again and thrown into the river Cydnus, from which he hardly escaped with his life, and was baptized.

    Some Jewish Witnesses For Christ Rev. A. Bernstein, B.D.
  • At the city of Tarsus in Cilicia is a river named Cydnus, in which gouty people soak their legs and find relief from pain.

  • There was the Cydnus winding its easy course through fertile lands as if there were no trouble in its rising waters.

  • It was not far from Tarsus that the intrepid Alexander had nearly perished in the icy waters of the Cydnus.

  • Striking our tent in the gardens of Tarsus, we again crossed the Cydnus, and took a northern course across the plain.

    The Lands of the Saracen Bayard Taylor
  • A branch of the Cydnus foamed along the bottom of the gorge, and soma Turcoman boys were tending their herds on its banks.

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  • We rode up the glen, following the course of the Cydnus, through scenery of the wildest and most romantic character.

    The Lands of the Saracen Bayard Taylor
British Dictionary definitions for Cydnus

Cydnus

/ˈsɪdnəs/
noun
1.
the ancient name for the (River) Tarsus
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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