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  1. a river rising in Kazakhstan, flowing NE through the Russian Federation in Asia to the Irtysh River. 800 miles (1290 km) long.
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Historical Examples

  • From Tiumen to the Tobol is about twenty-five miles by road.

    The Angel of the Revolution

    George Griffith

  • This passage was rather more difficult than that of the Tobol.

    Michael Strogoff

    Jules Verne

  • The Irtish also receives from the west a large tributary, the Tobol, and at the confluence stands the town of Tobolsk.

    From Pole to Pole

    Sven Anders Hedin

  • In the Tobol and Ishim plains of western Siberia are the fertile black-earth regions covering twenty-five million acres.

British Dictionary definitions for tobol


  1. a river in central Asia, rising in N Kazakhstan and flowing northeast into Russia to join the Irtysh River. Length: about 1300 km (800 miles)
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