Syr Darya

Syr Darya

[seer dahr-yuh; Russian sir duh-ryah]
noun
a river in central Asia, flowing NW from the Tien Shan Mountains in Kyrgyzstan, through Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan to the Aral Sea. 1300 miles (2100 km) long.
Ancient Jaxartes.
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Syr Darya (Russian sir darjˈja)
 
n
Ancient name: Jaxartes a river in central Asia, formed from two headstreams rising in the Tian Shan: flows generally west to the Aral Sea: the longest river in central Asia. Length: (from the source of the Naryn) 2900 km (1800 miles)

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