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/ ˈɒk səs /
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Words nearby Oxus
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How to use Oxus in a sentence
It is seven days thence to Giva, a large city on the banks of the Oxus, containing about eight thousand Jews.
These were the Ghuzes, a Turkish tribe who emigrated in the twelfth century from the country to the north of the Oxus.
The waters of the Elburz streams are all lost in the Oxus plain ere they reach the river.
The description of the river Oxus at that point tallies fairly well with Arrian's account of it.
The chief cities of Baktria surrendered without opposition, and he pushed forward to the Oxus in his pursuit of Bessos.
British Dictionary definitions for Oxus
/ (ˈɒksəs) /
the ancient name for the Amu Darya
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