Mesopotamia

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geographical name Mes·o·po·ta·mia \ˌme-s(ə-)pə-ˈtā-mē-ə, -myə\

Definition of Mesopotamia

  1. 1 region of southwestern Asia between the Tigris and the Euphrates rivers extending from the mountains of eastern Asia Minor to the Persian Gulf

  2. 2 the entire Tigris–Euphrates valley

Mesopotamian

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MESOPOTAMIA Defined for English Language Learners

Mesopotamia

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geographical name Mes·o·po·ta·mia \ˌme-s(ə-)pə-ˈtā-mē-ə, -myə\

Definition of Mesopotamia for English Language Learners

  • : region of Asia between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers


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