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the name of any one of a number of ancient Armenian kings
a river in Syria
Origin: From Orontes, from Ὀρόντης.
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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.
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