Definition of


  1. (noun, object) the longest river in England; flows eastward through London to the North Sea

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Synonyms of Thames

river thames, thames river

Origin of the word Thames

  1. O.E. Temese, from L. Tamesis (51 B.C.E.), from Brit. Tamesa, an ancient Celtic river name perhaps meaning "the dark one." more

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