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Word: meander

Definition: wind or turn in its course; follow a winding or turning course; move aimlessly and idly


Sentences Containing 'meander'

A meander of the Marne river divides the old city into the North Quarter (called among the "Meldois" as the Cathedral Quarter) and the South Quarter (known among the locals as the Market Quarter).
In 394 Agesilaus II, on reaching the Meander on his march through Phrygia, consulted an oracle to determine whether he should attack Celaenae; on receiving a negative omen, he went back down the valley to Ephesus.
Not to meander myself, at present, I will go back to my birth.
Reginald Thomas "Reg" Hope (12 June 1927 – 16 December 2010) was an Independent member of the Tamar and (from 1982) Meander divisions of the Tasmanian Legislative Council from 1979 to 1997.
The Catarractes rises right in the main square of Celaenae and issues into the Meander.
The parish, which is the smallest in Devon, lies just south of the town of Bideford. It is bordered clockwise from the north by the parishes of Bideford, Weare Giffard, Monkleigh, and Littleham, its eastern border being formed by a meander of the River Torridge and the western by the River Yeo.
This fact, plus all the laughs, the slabs of layered-on sarcasm and the wonderfully off-the-wall plot, makes Time Gentlemen Please a joy to meander through.” Total PC Gaming magazine simply stated: “Let us remind you of the price of this gem: 2.99.

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