The Orontes is one of the most famous rivers of Antiquity. Its source is in the valley between the Lebanon and the Anti-Lebanon (Wikipedia) - Orontes
Orontes (/ɔːˈrɒntiːz, oʊˈrɒn-/; also: Orontas, Orondes, Aroandes) is Hellenized form of an Iranian masculine name: Avestan: auruuant sometimes shortened to auruuat, Persian arvand, meaning "Of greatness, mighty".
- Orontid dynasty, Armenian dynasty which ruled over southeastern Anatolia.
- Orontes river
- Rawadids, or Rawands, Kurdish dynasty in Azerbaijan (northwestern Iran)
- Rowanduz, a city in Iraq whose name is derived from a name which was spelled "Orontes" in Hellenic sources
- SS Orontes, a passenger ship of the Orient Line
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