aegospotamos aegospotamos

Definition(s):

  1. (n) 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
  2. (n) a river in ancient Thrace (now Turkey); in the mouth of this river the Spartan fleet under Lysander destroyed the Athenian fleet in the final battle of the Peloponnesian War (404 BC)

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amalgamation amalgamation
/ə ˌmæl ɡə ˈmeɪ ʃən /