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  1. a river in NE Asia, forming part of the boundary between the Russian Federation and China. About 450 miles (725 km) long.
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Also called Ergun He.
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Historical Examples of argun

  • Saad-Addaula practised in Bagdad, where Argun very often held his court.

    History of the Jews, Vol. III (of 6)

    Heinrich Graetz

  • The Jewish minister, indeed, deserved the high favor with which Argun honored him.

  • It is formed by the junction of the rivers Sckilk and Argun, and is navigable to the sea.

  • Argun displayed marked aversion to Islam, and a special liking for Jews and Christians.

  • Argun, who loved647 gold, was delighted with his Jewish commissary, and distinguished him by all possible marks of honor.