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.
- 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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How to use Tumen in a sentence
Some years ago it was proposed to open a complete water route between Tumen and Kiachta.
These carpets were made by hand in the villages around Tumen, their material being goat's hair.
There was no town where we expected to stop before reaching Tumen, fifteen hundred versts away.
In the public square of Tumen there was a fountain, the first I saw in Siberia.
From Tumen to Nijne Novgorod the post is in the hands of a company, and one can buy a ticket for any distance he chooses.