Sentence Examples


  • The course of the Tigris is much shorter than that of the Euphrates, about 1150 m.
  • At Bagdad the Tigris and Euphrates are less than 35 m.
  • From Bagdad downward, the course of the Tigris is peculiarly serpentine and shifting.
  • Along the Tigris the city spreads out into suburbs, the most important of which is Kazemain, on the western side of the river northward, opposite which on the eastern side lies Muazzam.
  • Ormsby, in 1852, also reported a river, the Asas Amir, as coming down from the Sinjar hills and joining the Tigris near Kal-'at Shergat, about 35° 30' N.; but this seems now to be a dry bed.