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Syllabification: Eu·phra·tes
Pronunciation: /yo͞oˈfrādēz

Definition of Euphrates in English:

A river of southwestern Asia that rises in the mountains of eastern Turkey and flows for 1,700 miles (2,736 km) through Syria and Iraq to join the Tigris River to form the Shatt al-Arab waterway.

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