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[sid-nuh s]
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  1. a river in SE Asia Minor, in Cilicia.
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Examples from the Web for cydnus

Historical Examples

  • Was that frightful shock and crash of the Cydnus one of these dreams?


    Alphonse Daudet

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


    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.

British Dictionary definitions for cydnus


  1. the ancient name for the (River) Tarsus
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