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/ ɪrˈtɪʃ /
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a river in central Asia, flowing NW from the Altai Mountains in China through NE Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation to the Ob River. About 1,840 miles (2,960 km) long.
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How to use Irtysh in a sentence
In a pitched battle on the river Irtysh he overthrew them completely.
Then a mirza informed him that the bold Mahmetkul had again approached the Irtysh and encamped near Vagai with a small band.
And so I am sitting at night in a hut on a lake at the very edge of the Irtysh.
He received a perfect map and description of the unknown regions, from the source of Irtysh to the Wall of China.
Well, I suspected that the Irtysh floods were invented simply to avoid driving me by night through the mud.
British Dictionary definitions for Irtysh
/ (ɪəˈtɪʃ) /
a river in central Asia, rising in China in the Altai Mountains and flowing west through Kazakhstan, then northwest into Russia to join the Ob River as its chief tributary. Length: 4444 km (2760 miles)
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