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The valleys of the Oxus and Jaxartes are very fertile, but the rest of the extensive province is almost a desert.The Story of Russia|R. Van Bergen, M.A.
He was engaged victoriously in several combats with the Russians, who were pressing on from the Jaxartes.Travels in Central Asia|Arminius Vmbry
In 1847 the Russians founded a fort at the mouth of the Jaxartes or Syr-darya.
After a bloody struggle the Turanians are compelled to retire, first beyond the Oxus, and then beyond the Jaxartes.The History of Antiquity|Max Duncker
Tīmūr died soon after crossing the Jaxartes, on the 1st of April, 1406, and China was saved from this dreadful scourge.Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official|William Sleeman