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Amu Darya

[ah-moo dahr-yuh; Russian uh-moo duh-ryah] /ˈɑ mu ˈdɑr yə; Russian ʌˈmu dʌˈryɑ/
noun
1.
a river in central Asia, flowing NW from the Pamirs to the Aral Sea. About 1400 miles (2250 km) long.
Also called Oxus.
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Amu Darya

/Russian aˈmu darˈja/
noun
1.
a river in central Asia, rising in the Pamirs and flowing northwest through the Hindu Kush and across Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan to its delta in the Aral Sea: forms much of the N border of Afghanistan and is important for irrigation. Length: 2400 km (1500 miles) Ancient name Oxus
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