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Cydnus

[sid-nuh s] /ˈsɪd nəs/
noun
1.
a river in SE Asia Minor, in Cilicia.
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  • After the Cydnus follows the Pyramus,262 which flows from Cataonia.

  • Was that frightful shock and crash of the Cydnus one of these dreams?

    Jack Alphonse Daudet
  • She sailed down the river Cydnus to meet him, with the most sumptuous pageantry.

  • There was the Cydnus winding its easy course through fertile lands as if there were no trouble in its rising waters.

  • Paul was born in the Roman city of Tarsus, which is beautifully situated at the mouth of the river Cydnus.

    The Bible Story Rev. Newton Marshall Hall
  • We rode up the glen, following the course of the Cydnus, through scenery of the wildest and most romantic character.

    The Lands of the Saracen Bayard Taylor
  • Striking our tent in the gardens of Tarsus, we again crossed the Cydnus, and took a northern course across the plain.

    The Lands of the Saracen Bayard Taylor
  • Passing between these, we ascended to the shelf dividing the waters of the Cydnus and the Sihoon.

    The Lands of the Saracen Bayard Taylor
  • At the city of Tarsus in Cilicia is a river named Cydnus, in which gouty people soak their legs and find relief from pain.

  • But the reader will doubtless be pleased to compare the noted descriptions of the voyage of Cleopatra down the Cydnus.

British Dictionary definitions for Cydnus

Cydnus

/ˈsɪdnəs/
noun
1.
the ancient name for the (River) Tarsus
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