Maeander

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Mae·an·der

 (mē-ăn′dər)
An ancient name for the Menderes River of western Turkey.
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Maeander

(miːˈændə) or

Meander

n
(Placename) ancient name of the river Menderes1
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Men•de•res

(ˌmɛn dɛˈrɛs)

n.
1. Ancient, Maeander , Meander.a river in W Asia Minor, flowing into the Aegean. 240 mi. (385 km) long.
2. Ancient, Scamander .a river in NW Asia Minor, flowing into the Dardanelles. 60 mi. (97 km) long.
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