- a river in E Asia, flowing NE along the China-North Korea border and then SE along the border between China and Russia to the Sea of Japan. About 325 miles (525 km) long.
Also called, Wade-Giles, Tumen Chiang [jyahng] /dʒyɑŋ/; Pinyin, Tumen Jiang [jyahng] /dʒyɑŋ/.
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It was a gift made to him at Tumen, when the convoy was passing through the town.The House of the Dead or Prison Life in Siberia
These barges go as far as Tumen with their cargoes, but of this more hereafter.
The Baraba steppe is, for the most part, one vast marsh, extending from the left bank of the river Ob westward to Tumen.
Early on the 16th, we passed through Yalootorofsk, and the same evening arrived at Tumen.
The posting from Tumen westward is better organised than in Eastern Siberia.