Menderes

[ men-de-res ]
/ ˌmɛn dɛˈrɛs /

noun

Ad·nan [ahd-nahn] /ˈɑd nɑn/,1899–1961, Turkish political leader: premier 1950–60.
Ancient Maeander, Meander. a river in W Asia Minor, flowing into the Aegean near Samos. 240 miles (385 km) long.
Ancient Scamander. a river in NW Asia Minor, flowing across the Trojan plain into the Dardanelles. 60 miles (97 km) long.

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British Dictionary definitions for menderes

Menderes
/ (ˌmɛndɛˈrɛs) /

noun

a river in SW Turkey flowing southwest, then west to the Aegean. Length: about 386 km (240 miles)Ancient name: Maeander
a river in NW Turkey flowing west and northwest to the Dardanelles. Length: 104 km (65 miles)Ancient name: Scamander
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