[oo-soo r-ee; Russian oo-soo-ryi]
- a river in E Asia, forming part of the boundary between E Manchuria and the SE Russian Federation in Asia, flowing N to the Amur River. 500 miles (805 km) long.
Also called Wusuli Jiang.
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Examples from the Web for ussuri
Skirmishes were already underway between Soviet and Chinese forces on the Ussuri River.Dr. K’s Rx for China
May 17, 2011
In Ussuri, and Japan, it is represented by the form dodonides, Staud.The Moths of the British Isles, First Series
The first were along the Amur, the later along the Ussuri River.Our Little Cossack Cousin
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The same thing has been observed elsewhere, for instance in the sands of Ussuri, in Eastern Asia.Origin of Cultivated Plants
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- a river in E central Asia, flowing north, forming part of the Chinese border with Russia, to the Amur River. Length: about 800 km (500 miles)
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