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Tarim

[ tah-reem ]
/ ˈtɑˈrim /
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noun
a river in northwestern China, in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. About 1,300 miles (2,090 km) long.
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Also called Ta·rim He [tah-reem-huh]. /ˈtɑˈrim ˈhʌ/.

Origin of Tarim

First recorded in 1840–45; from Chinese Tǎlǐmù Hé, Uyghur Tarim deryasi
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British Dictionary definitions for Tarim

Tarim
/ (ˈtɑːˈriːm) /

noun
a river in NW China, in Xinjiang: flows east along the N edge of the Taklimakan Shama desert, dividing repeatedly and forming lakes among the dunes, finally disappearing in the Lop Nor depression; the chief river of Xinjiang; drains the great Tarim Basin between the Tian Shan and Kunlun mountain systems of central Asia, an area of about 906 500 sq km (350 000 sq miles). Length: 2190 km (1360 miles)
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