[ah-moo r; Russian uh-moor]
- 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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By 1650 the Amur was reached and followed to the Pacific Ocean.Historic Tales, Vol. 8 (of 15)
Gold-mining has been started on the Amgu, a tributary of the Amur.
It is not mentioned in floras of the Amur valley, nor of Japan.Origin of Cultivated Plants
Alphonse De Candolle
The first were along the Amur, the later along the Ussuri River.Our Little Cossack Cousin
F. A. Postnikov
If I were a millionaire I should certainly have a steamer of my own on the Amur.Letters of Anton Chekhov
- 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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