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Maeander

[mee-an-der]
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noun
  1. ancient name of the Menderes(def 2).
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Examples from the Web for maeander

Historical Examples

  • Tralles was on the Eudon, another tributary of the Maeander.

    The Anabasis of Alexander

    Arrian of Nicomedia

  • The Maeander valley is especially noted for its hot springs.

  • Here that prince had a palace and park, in which rose the river Maeander, close to the source of the Marsyas.

    The Anabasis of Alexander

    Arrian of Nicomedia

  • But the one meant is probably a large town in the Maeander Valley, not far from Ephesus.

    Euripedes and His Age

    Gilbert Murray

  • Hearing that the satraps had recrossed the Maeander, Dercylidas grew apprehensive for the district which lay there unprotected.

    Hellenica

    Xenophon


British Dictionary definitions for maeander

Maeander

noun
  1. ancient name of the river Menderes (def. 1) Also spelt: Meander
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