Examples from the Web for oxus
The finest cattle are said to exist in Khokand, and among the Karakalpaks on the Oxus, whose exclusive occupation is to rear them.Sketches of Central Asia (1868)|Arminius Vmbry
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.
Aristobulus avers that the Oxus was the largest river, except those in India, which he had seen in Asia.
In the Oxus valley north of the Hindu Kush the period is extended to forty days.Taboo and Genetics|Melvin Moses Knight, Iva Lowther Peters, and Phyllis Mary Blanchard
There it occurs in limestone, in the valley of the river Kokcha, a tributary to the Oxus, south of Firgamu.