Shatt al Arab
geographical name river 120 miles (193 kilometers) SE Iraq formed by the Tigris & the Euphrates & flowing SE into Persian Gulf

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Shatt al-Arab — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Shatt al Arab Shatt al Arab cerca de Basra. País que atraviesa …   Wikipedia Español

  • Shatt-al-Arab — [shat΄äl är′äb] river in SE Iraq, formed by the confluence of the Tigris & Euphrates rivers & flowing southeast into the Persian Gulf: 120 mi (193 km) …   English World dictionary

  • Shatt al-Arab — Arvand redirects here. In Middle Persian literature the name Arvand refers to the Tigris river. Shatt al Arab or Arvand Rūd Shatt al Arab near Basra, Iraq. Origin Tig …   Wikipedia

  • Shatt-al-Arab — Shatt al A•rab [[t]ˈʃæt ælˈær əb, ˈʃɑt [/t]] n. geg a river in SE Iraq, formed by the junction of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, flowing SE to the Persian Gulf. 123 mi. (198 km) long …   From formal English to slang

  • Shatt-al-Arab — /shat al ar euhb, shaht /, n. a river in SE Iraq, formed by the junction of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, flowing SE to the Persian Gulf. 123 mi. (198 km) long. * * * …   Universalium

  • Shatt al-Arab — River, southeastern Iraq, formed by the confluence of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. It flows southeastward for 120 mi (193 km) and passes the Iraqi port of Al Basrah and the Iranian port of Ābādān before emptying into the Persian Gulf. With… …   Universalium

  • Shatt-al-Arab — /ˌʃæt æl ˈærəb/ (say .shat al aruhb) noun a river in south eastern Iraq formed by the junction of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, flowing south east to the Persian Gulf. 200 km …   Australian English dictionary

  • Shatt-al-Arab — /shat al ar euhb, shaht /, n. a river in SE Iraq, formed by the junction of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, flowing SE to the Persian Gulf. 123 mi. (198 km) long …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shatt al-Arab —  River that forms section of border between Iran and Iraq …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Shatt al-Arab — river in southeastern Iraq into which flow the Tigris and the Euphrates …   English contemporary dictionary

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