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Orkhon

[ awr-kon ]

noun

  1. a river in eastern central Asia, flowing east, north, and then northeast from the northern central Mongolian People's Republic to the Selenga River. About 400 miles (645 km) long.


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The same name seems also to have been applied to the Khangai range at the headwaters of the Orkhon.

I saw a very exciting picture as I passed through a marmot colony near the Orkhon River.

In 1720, it was on the river Orkhon, near its confluence with the Selenga, some distance north of the present Urga.

It is afterwards joined by the Orkhon, and its tributaries from the Kinghan mountains.

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