1. [ noun ] (geography) 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
Synonyms: aegospotami
Related terms: brook Turkey
2. [ noun ] (military,antiquity) 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)
Synonyms: Aegospotami
Related terms: naval_battle Turkey Peloponnesian_War
Similar spelling:   Aegospotami