Dictionary.com

Amu Darya

[ ah-moo -dahr-yuh; Russian uh-moo duh-ryah ]
/ ˈɑ mu ˈdɑr yə; Russian ʌˈmu dʌˈryɑ /
Save This Word!

noun

a river in central Asia, flowing NW from the Pamirs to the Aral Sea. About 1,400 miles (2,250 km) long.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON "WAS" VS. "WERE"!

Were you ready for a quiz on this topic? Well, here it is! See how well you can differentiate between the uses of "was" vs. "were" in this quiz.
Question 1 of 7
“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.

Meet Grammar Coach

Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing

Meet Grammar Coach

Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help
Also called Oxus.

Words nearby Amu Darya

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for Amu Darya

British Dictionary definitions for Amu Darya

Amu Darya
/ (Russian aˈmu darˈja) /

noun

a river in central Asia, rising in the Pamirs and flowing northwest through the Hindu Kush and across Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan to its delta in the Aral Sea: forms much of the N border of Afghanistan and is important for irrigation. Length: 2400 km (1500 miles)Ancient name: Oxus
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK