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[ oo-soo r-ee; Russian oo-soo-ryi ]
/ uˈsʊər i; Russian uˈsu ryɪ /


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. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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|Niall Ferguson|May 17, 2011|DAILY BEAST
  • The first were along the Amur, the later along the Ussuri River.

  • In Ussuri, and Japan, it is represented by the form dodonides, Staud.

  • The same thing has been observed elsewhere, for instance in the sands of Ussuri, in Eastern Asia.

    Origin of Cultivated Plants|Alphonse De Candolle

British Dictionary definitions for ussuri


/ (Russian ussuˈri) /


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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