Pactolus

geographical name
Pac·​to·​lus | \ pak-ˈtō-ləs How to pronounce Pactolus (audio) \

Definition of Pactolus

river of Asia Minor in ancient Lydia flowing into the Hermus River \ ˈhər-​məs How to pronounce Pactolus (audio) \ (the modern Gediz River) near the ancient city of Sardis

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“Pactolus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pactolus. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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