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Syr Darya

[ seer-dahr-yuh; Russian sirduh-ryah ]
/ ˈsɪər ˈdɑr yə; Russian ˈsɪr dʌˈryɑ /
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noun
a river in central Asia, flowing NW from the Tien Shan Mountains in Kyrgyzstan, through Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan to the Aral Sea. 1,300 miles (2,100 km) long.
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Ancient Jax·ar·tes [jak-sahr-teez] /dʒækˈsɑr tiz/

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Syr Darya
/ (Russian sir darjˈja) /

noun
a river in central Asia, formed from two headstreams rising in the Tian Shan: flows generally west to the Aral Sea: the longest river in central Asia. Length: (from the source of the Naryn) 2900 km (1800 miles)Ancient name: Jaxartes
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