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Scamander

Σκάμανδρος).


1.

A river in the western part of the north coast of Sicily, falling into the sea near Segesta.


2.

The celebrated river of the Troad. (See Troas.) As a mythological personage, the river-god was called Xanthus by the gods. His contest with Achilles is described by Homer ( Il. xxi. 136 foll.).

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