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Amur

[ah-moo r; Russian uh-moor] /ɑˈmʊər; Russian ʌˈmur/
noun
1.
a river in E Asia, forming most of the boundary between N Manchuria and the SE Russian Federation, flowing into the Sea of Okhotsk. About 2700 miles (4350 km) long.
Chinese Heilong Jiang.
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Amur

/əˈmʊə/
noun
1.
a river in NE Asia, rising in N Mongolia as the Argun and flowing southeast, then northeast to the Sea of Okhotsk: forms the boundary between Manchuria and Russia. Length: about 4350 km (2700 miles) Modern Chinese name Heilong Jiang
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oblast (province), far eastern Russia. It occupies the basins of the middle Amur River and its tributary the Zeya and extends up to the crest of the Stanovoy Range. In 1689 Russia yielded the Amur region to China by the Treaty of Nerchinsk, but Russian Cossacks reincorporated it in the latter part of the 19th century. Amur oblast was formed in 1932 from Khabarovsk kray (region), and its present boundaries were established in 1948

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