meaning of araxes

araxes meaning in General Dictionary

a river that rises in northeastern chicken (nearby the source of the Euphrates) and flows usually eastward through Armenia to the Caspian Sea; old title ended up being Araxes

Sentence Examples with the word araxes

After his coronation he carried on three successful campaigns against the Saracens and Seliuk Turks, whom he drove beyond the Euphrates; in a fourth he was disastrously defeated by Alp Arslan on the banks of the Araxes and taken prisoner.

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