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  1. ancient name of Aras.
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Examples from the Web for araxes

Historical Examples

  • The river Araxes was recognized as the frontier of both states.

    A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year

    Edwin Emerson

  • He had left them in Persia when he set out on his expedition across the Araxes.

    Darius the Great

    Jacob Abbott

  • On the confusion of the Araxes and Jaxartes in Herodotus, see vol.

  • Julian leapt on horseback and rode to the banks of the Araxes.

    The Death of the Gods

    Dmitri Mrejkowski

  • The latter city was at the junction of the Araxes and Medus.

    The Anabasis of Alexander

    Arrian of Nicomedia

British Dictionary definitions for araxes


  1. the ancient name for the Aras
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