[Arabic khah-boo r]
- a river in W Asia, flowing S from SE Turkey through NE Syria to the Euphrates. 200 miles (320 km) long.
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Our author probably wrote "from thence to Ras-el-Ain," at which place the Khabur becomes a formidable river.Early Travels in Palestine
Arculf et al.
The Khabur above referred to flows through Mesopotamia, not through Media.The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela
Benjamin of Tudela
It lies in a straight line westward of Mosul and the ancient Nineveh, and not far from the banks of the Khabur.Patriarchal Palestine
Archibald Henry Sayce