Euphrates

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geographical name Eu·phra·tes \yu̇-ˈfrā-(ˌ)tēz\

Definition of Euphrates

  1. river 1700 miles (2736 kilometers) long in southwestern Asia flowing from eastern Turkey southeast through Syria and Iraq to unite with the Tigris forming the Shatt al Arab — see kara su The valley of the Euphrates was extensively irrigated in ancient times.

Euphratean

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