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(Placename) a river of ancient Thrace that flowed into the Hellespont. At its mouth the Spartan fleet under Lysander defeated the Athenians in 405 bc, ending the Peloponnesian War
Ae•gos•pot•a•mi(ˌi gəsˈpɒt əˌmaɪ)
a river in ancient Thrace, flowing into the Hellespont.
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|Noun||1.||Aegospotami - a creek emptying into the Hellespont in present-day Turkey; at its mouth in 405 BC the Spartan fleet under Lysander defeated the Athenians and ended the Peloponnesian War|
|2.||Aegospotami - a river in ancient Thrace (now Turkey); in the mouth of this river the Spartan fleet under Lysander destroyed the Athenian fleet in the final battle of the Peloponnesian War (404 BC)|
Peloponnesian War - a war in which Athens and its allies were defeated by the league centered on Sparta; 431-404 BC