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1. river thames, thames, thames river

the longest river in England; flows eastward through London to the North Sea

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1. (tɛmz)
a river in S England, rising in the Cotswolds in several headstreams and flowing generally east through London to the North Sea by a large estuary. Length: 346 km (215 miles)
. Ancient name: Tamesis (ˈtæməsɪs )
2. (teɪmz, θeɪmz)
a river in SE Canada, in Ontario, flowing south to London, then southwest to Lake St Clair. Length: 217 km (135 miles)

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river in S England, flowing from Gloucestershire east through London into the North Sea: 210 mi (338 km)
river in SE Ontario, Canada, flowing southwest into Lake St. Clair: 163 mi (262 km)
estuary in SE Conn., flowing south into Long Island Sound: 15 mi (24 km)

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1. A river of southern England flowing about 340 km (210 mi) eastward to a wide estuary on the North Sea. Navigable for large ships as far as London, it is the principal commercial waterway of the country. In its upper course above Oxford it is often called Isis.
2. A river, about 260 km (160 mi) long, of southeast Ontario, Canada, flowing southwest to Lake St. Clair. In the War of 1812 Gen. William Henry Harrison defeated British and Native American forces in the Battle of the Thames (October 5, 1813).

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