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Tigris

Line breaks: Ti¦gris
Pronunciation: /ˈtʌɪɡrɪs
 
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Definition of Tigris in English:

A river in SW Asia, the more easterly of the two rivers of ancient Mesopotamia. It rises in the mountains of eastern Turkey and flows 1,850 km (1,150 miles) south-eastwards through Iraq, passing through Baghdad, to join the Euphrates, forming the Shatt al-Arab, which flows into the Persian Gulf.

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