Menderes definition by Webster's New World
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- river in W Turkey in Asia, flowing west into the Aegean: c. 250 mi (402 km)
- river in NW Turkey in Asia, flowing west into the Dardanelles: 60 mi (97 km)
Menderes definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A river of western Turkey flowing about 402 km (250 mi) southwest and west to the Aegean Sea. In ancient times it was called the Maeander and was legendary for its winding course.