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Euphrates

[ yoo-frey-teez ]
/ yuˈfreɪ tiz /
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noun
a river in SW Asia, flowing from E Turkey through Syria and Iraq, joining the Tigris to form the Shatt-al-Arab near the Persian Gulf. 1,700 miles (2,735 km) long.
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Eu·phra·te·an, adjectivetrans-Eu·phra·tes, adjective
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Euphrates
/ (juːˈfreɪtiːz) /

noun
a river in SW Asia, rising in E Turkey and flowing south across Syria and Iraq to join the Tigris, forming the Shatt-al-Arab, which flows to the head of the Persian Gulf: important in ancient times for the extensive irrigation of its valley (in Mesopotamia). Length: 3598 km (2235 miles)
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