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Definition 1: 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) - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for aegospotamos in the sense of this definition

(aegospotamos is an instance of ...) a pitched battle between naval fleets

(... is part of aegospotamos) a war in which Athens and its allies were defeated by the league centered on Sparta; 431-404 BC

Definition 2: 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 - [noun denoting object]

Synonyms for aegospotamos in the sense of this definition

(aegospotamos is an instance of ...) a natural stream of water smaller than a river (and often a tributary of a river)

"the creek dried up every summer"

(... is part of aegospotamos) a Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the Balkans; on the collapse of the Ottoman Empire in 1918, the Young Turks, led by Kemal Ataturk, established a republic in 1923

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