Amur

geographical name
\ ä-ˈmu̇r How to pronounce Amur (audio) \
variants: or Chinese Heilong \ ˈhā-​ˈlu̇ŋ How to pronounce Heilong (audio) \ or Hei-lung

Definition of Amur

river about 1780 miles (2865 kilometers) long in eastern Asia formed by junction of the Shilka River and the Argun River, flowing into the Pacific at the northern end of Tatar Strait, and forming part of the boundary between China (Heilongjiang Province) and Russia (Siberia)

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“Amur.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Amur. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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