- a river flowing N through central Turkey to the Black Sea. 600 miles (965 km) long.
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- a river in Turkey, rising in the Kizil Dag and flowing southwest, northwest, and northeast to the Black Sea: the longest river in Asia Minor. Length: about 1150 km (715 miles)Ancient name: Halys (ˈheɪlɪs)
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