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 (äl-yäk′môn, ä′lē-äk′-)
A river, about 320 km (200 mi) long, of northern Greece. It is the longest river in the country.
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Rhodope on the northeast, to the Aegean Sea and the River Aliakmon (Bistritsa) on the south, and finally to beyond the Lakes of Prespa and Ochrida on the southwest.
Instead the British viewed the Aliakmon Line, a natural defensive position further from the northern Greek border, as the main defence point, planning that Greece should deploy thirty-five battalions there from Macedonia and Albania.