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

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Contemporary Examples of ussuri

  • Skirmishes were already underway between Soviet and Chinese forces on the Ussuri River.

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    Dr. K’s Rx for China

    Niall Ferguson

    May 17, 2011

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British Dictionary definitions for ussuri



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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