/ (miːˈændə) /

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

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How to use Maeander in a sentence

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

    Hellenica | Xenophon
  • This river also flows through the city, discharging itself into the Maeander, and is five-and-twenty feet broad.

    Anabasis | Xenophon
  • 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.

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

    Euripedes and His Age | Gilbert Murray