Definitions for orontesɔˈrɒn tiz, oʊˈrɒn-
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
O•ron•tesɔˈrɒn tiz, oʊˈrɒn-(n.)
a river in W Asia, flowing N from Lebanon through Syria and Turkey to the Mediterranean. 250 mi. (405 km) long.
Category: Geography (places)
the name of any one of a number of ancient Armenian kings
a river in Syria
Origin: From Orontes, from Ὀρόντης.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the principal river of Syria, rises in the western slopes of Anti-Lebanon, and flows northward through Syria, turning at last SW. to the Mediterranean; its course of 150 m. is through country in many parts well cultivated, past the towns of Hems and Hamah, and latterly through a woody ravine of great beauty.