Syr Dar'ya
or ancient Jaxartes geographical name river about 1370 miles (2204 kilometers) Tajikistan & S Kazakhstan flowing from Tian Shan W & NW into Aral Sea

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  • Syr Darya — Syr Dar•ya [[t]ˈsɪər ˈdɑr yə[/t]] n. geg a river in central Asia, flowing NW from the Tien Shan Mountains to the Aral Sea. 1300 mi. (2100 km) long Ancient name, Jaxartes …   From formal English to slang

  • Syr Darya — [sir där′yä] river in central Asia, flowing from the Tian Shan Mountains into the Aral Sea: c. 1,700 mi (2,736 km) …   English World dictionary

  • SyrDarya — Syr Dar·ya (sîr därʹyə, dər yäʹ) A river of central Asia rising in the Tian Shan and flowing about 2,220 km (1,380 mi) generally southwest through eastern Uzbekistan and northern Tajikistan, then flowing generally northwest back through… …   Universalium

  • Sogdiana — geographical name province of ancient Persian Empire between the Jaxartes (Syr Dar ya) & Oxus (Amu Dar ya) capital Maracanda (Samarqand) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Jaxartes — geographical name see Syr Dar ya …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Tashkent — geographical name city capital of Uzbekistan E of the Syr Dar ya population 2,073,000 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Sirdaryo — Original name in latin Sirdaryo Name in other language Sidare, Sirdaryo, Ssyr Darja, Syr Dar inskiy, Syr Darjinskaja, Syr Dar’inskiy, Syr Novorossiyskiy, Syr Novorossliski, Syrdar inskaja, Syrdar ya, Syrdar’ya, Сырдарьинская State code UZ… …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • List of cities, towns and villages in Turkmenistan — An A Z list of settlements in Turkmenistan. For a list of the main cities and towns see List of cities in Turkmenistan *Adzhi *Adzhikui *Adzhiyab *Agar *Ahal *Ak *Ak Altyn *Ak Bay *Akbogaz *Ak Bulak *Akdash *Ak Dashayak *Akdepe *Ak Gaudan… …   Wikipedia

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