Aegospotamos
geographical name see Aegospotami

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Aegospotamos — noun 1. 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 • Syn: ↑Aegospotami • Instance Hypernyms: ↑brook, ↑creek • Part… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aegospotami — noun 1. 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 • Syn: ↑Aegospotamos • Instance Hypernyms: ↑brook, ↑creek • Part… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aegospotami — or Aegospotamos geographical name river & town of ancient Thrace in the Chersonese …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Aegospotami — (Αἰγὸς Ποταμοί) or AegospotamosMish, Frederick C., Editor in Chief. “Aegospotami.” Webster’s Ninth New Collegiate Dictionary . 9th ed. Springfield, MA: Merriam Webster Inc., 1985. ISBN 0 87779 508 8, ISBN 0 87779 509 6 (indexed), and ISBN 0 87779 …   Wikipedia

  • List of ancient Thracian cities — This is a list of ancient Thracian cities, towns, villages, and fortresses. A number of these cities were Greek cities, some were Celtic or Roman. An asterisk [*] indicates that the toponym is reconstructed. The endings bria ( town, city ), disza …   Wikipedia

  • List of ancient cities in Thrace and Dacia — This is a list of ancient cities, towns, villages, and fortresses in and around Thrace and Dacia. A number of these settlements were Dacian and Thracian, but some were Celtic, Greek, Roman, Paeonian, or Persian. A number of cities in Dacia and… …   Wikipedia

  • Aegospotami — [Ae΄gos pot′aməsē΄gäs΄pät′ə mī΄] small river in ancient Thrace, flowing into the Hellespont: at its mouth, the Spartan fleet under Lysander defeated the Athenian fleet (405 B.C.), ending the Peloponnesian War: also Aegospotamos [Ae΄gos pot′aməs] …   English World dictionary

  • naval battle — noun a pitched battle between naval fleets • Hypernyms: ↑battle, ↑conflict, ↑fight, ↑engagement • Instance Hyponyms: ↑Actium, ↑Aegates Isles, ↑Aegadean Isles, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Peloponnesian War — noun a war in which Athens and its allies were defeated by the league centered on Sparta; 431 404 BC • Instance Hypernyms: ↑war, ↑warfare • Part Meronyms: ↑Aegospotami, ↑Aegospotamos …   Useful english dictionary

  • Republic of Turkey — noun a Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the Balkans; on the collapse of the Ottoman Empire in 1918, the Young Turks, led by Kemal Ataturk, established a republic in 1923 • Syn: ↑Turkey • Members of this Region: ↑Dardanelles, ↑Dardanelles… …   Useful english dictionary

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