Tumen

[ ty-mœn ]

noun
  1. a river in East Asia, flowing northeast along the China–North Korea border and then southeast along the border between China and Russia to the Sea of Japan. About 325 miles (525 km) long.

Origin of Tumen

1
From Mongolian or Manchu Tümen “ten thousand, myriad,” referring to the number of the river's sources
  • Also called, Wade-Giles, Tu·men Chiang [ty-mœn-jyahng]; /ˈtüˈmœn ˈdʒyɑŋ/; Pinyin, Tu·men Jiang [ty-mœn-jyahng]. /ˈtüˈmœn ˈdʒyɑŋ/.

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