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Euphrates River

[ (yooh-fray-teez) ]
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River in southwestern Asia that flows through eastern Turkey, Syria, and Iraq before uniting with the Tigris River and emptying into the Persian Gulf.

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It was important in the development of many great civilizations in ancient Mesopotamia.

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