small river in ancient Thrace, flowing into the Hellespont: at its mouth, the Spartan
fleet under Lysander defeated the Athenian fleet (405 b.c.
), ending the Peloponnesian War
: also ˌAeˌgosˈpotamos (ˌAɛgosˈpotæməs; Aeˌgospotˈaməs)
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