Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • An ancient name for the Menderes River of western Turkey.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See meander.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Accordingly he transported the whole of his infantry into Caria and marched his cavalry round the while into the plain of the Maeander, persuaded that he would trample the

    Agesilaus

  • So once again the satrap transported his infantry over into that country just has he had done before, and as before he posted his cavalry in the plain of the Maeander.

    Agesilaus

  • Alexippidas was Ephor at Lacedaemon, a treaty was made in the plain of the Maeander between the Lacedaemonians and their allies on the one hand, and Tissaphernes, Hieramenes, and the sons of Pharnaces on the other, touching the interests of the King, and of the

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • He sailed to various places and exacted tribute; but as he was going up from Myus in Caria, through the plain of the Maeander, he was attacked at the hill of Sandius by the Carians and the Samians of Anaea,10 and, with a great part of his army, perished.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • Sardis, and marched on and on through Lydia three stages, making two-and-twenty parasangs7, to the river Maeander.

    Anabasis

  • Through the midst of the park flows the river Maeander, the sources of which are within the palace buildings, and it flows through the city of Celaenae.

    Anabasis

  • Hearing that the satraps had recrossed the Maeander, Dercylidas grew apprehensive for the district which lay there unprotected.

    Hellenica

  • Accordingly he transferred the whole of his infantry to that province, and proceeded to lead his cavalry round into the plain of the Maeander.

    Hellenica

  • Not so the troops from Priene and Achilleum, from the islands and the Ionic cities, some of whom left their arms in the corn, which stood thick and deep in the plain of the Maeander, and took to their heels; while those who remained at their posts gave evident signs that their steadiness would not last.

    Hellenica

  • Ephesus and the towns in the plain of the Maeander — Priene,

    Hellenica

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