Thames
geographical name 1. river 15 miles (24 kilometers) SE Connecticut, an estuary flowing S into Long Island Sound 2. river 135 miles (217 kilometers) Canada in SE Ontario flowing S & SW into Lake St. Clair 3. river over 200 miles (322 kilometers) S England flowing from the Cotswolds in Gloucestershire E into the North Sea — see Isis

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Thames — steht für: Flüsse: Themse (River Thames), ein Fluss in England Thames River (Ontario), ein Fluss in der Provinz Ontario in Kanada Thames River (Neuseeland), ein Fluss in Neuseeland Thames River (Connecticut), ein Fluss in Connecticut Orte und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Thames — (tĕmz) 1) A river of southern England flowing about 340 km (210 mi) eastward to a wide estuary on the North Sea. Navigable for large ships as far as London, it is the principal commercial waterway of the country. In its upper course above Oxford… …   Word Histories

  • Thames — 1.) the Thames the longest river in England, which flows from the west into the North Sea. In London, many well known bridges across the Thames connect the north and south of the city, and many important buildings, including the Houses of… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Thames — (spr. Dehms), 1) so v.w. Themse; 2) Fluß im Staate Connecticut (Nordamerika), wird gebildet aus der Vereinigung der Quinebaug, Shetucket u. Yantic Rivers bei Norwich in der Grafschaft New London, fließt südlich, ist durchgehends für große… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Thames — (spr. temms), Fluß, s. Themse; Stadt auf Neuseeland, s. Grahamstown, 2 …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Thames —   [temz], Fluss in England, Themse.   …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Thames — O.E. Temese, from L. Tamesis (51 B.C.E.), from Brit. Tamesa, an ancient Celtic river name perhaps meaning the dark one. The h is unhistorical (see TH (Cf. th)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Thames — [temz; ] for 3 [ thāmz, tāmz, temz] 1. river in S England, flowing from Gloucestershire east through London into the North Sea: 210 mi (338 km) 2. [after the English river] river in SE Ontario, Canada, flowing southwest into Lake St. Clair: 163… …   English World dictionary

  • Thames — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. River Thames est le nom anglais donné à la Tamise. La rivière Thames coule dans l État du Connecticut, aux États Unis. La rivière Thames coule dans la… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Thames — Recorded as Tame, Tames, Thaim, Thame, Thames and possibly others this is an English surname. It can be habitational either from the parish of Thame in Oxfordshire, recorded as Tame both in the Saxon Chronicle, dated 971 a.d., and in the famous… …   Surnames reference

  • Thames — noun the longest river in England; flows eastward through London to the North Sea • Syn: ↑River Thames, ↑Thames River • Instance Hypernyms: ↑river • Part Holonyms: ↑England …   Useful english dictionary

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