- a river in E Asia, flowing NE along the China-North Korea border and then SE along the border between China and Russia to the Sea of Japan. About 325 miles (525 km) long.
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It was a gift made to him at Tumen, when the convoy was passing through the town.The House of the Dead or Prison Life in Siberia
These barges go as far as Tumen with their cargoes, but of this more hereafter.
The Baraba steppe is, for the most part, one vast marsh, extending from the left bank of the river Ob westward to Tumen.
At Tumen we paid our progon through to Ekaterineburg, and had no more trouble about it.
The distance from Tumen to Ekaterineburg is 240 miles,—time occupied thirty-five hours.