Definition of Orontes in US English:

Orontes

proper noun

  • A river in southwestern Asia that rises near Baalbek in northern Lebanon and flows 355 miles (571 km) through western and northern Syria before turning west through southern Turkey to enter the Mediterranean Sea. It is an important source of water for irrigation, especially in Syria.

Pronunciation

Orontes

/ˌôˈrän(t)ēz/