orontes river


[aw-ron-teez, oh-ron-]
a river in W Asia, flowing N from Lebanon through NW Syria and then SW past Antioch, Turkey, to the Mediterranean. 250 miles (405 km) long.
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Orontes (ɒˈrɒntiːz)
Arabic name: `Asi a river in SW Asia, rising in Lebanon and flowing north through Syria into Turkey, where it turns west to the Mediterranean. Length: 571 km (355 miles)

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