Definitions for orontesɔˈrɒn tiz, oʊˈrɒn-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

O•ron•tesɔˈrɒn tiz, oʊˈrɒn-(n.)

  1. a river in W Asia, flowing N from Lebanon through Syria and Turkey to the Mediterranean. 250 mi. (405 km) long.

    Category: Geography (places)

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  1. Orontes(ProperNoun)

    the name of any one of a number of ancient Armenian kings

  2. Orontes(ProperNoun)

    a river in Syria

  3. Origin: From Orontes, from Ὀρόντης.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Orontes

    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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