Tigris Definition

tīgrĭs
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River flowing from EC Turkey through Iraq, joining the Euphrates to form the Shatt-al-Arab: 1,150 mi (1,851 km)
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A river in Southwest Asia flowing 1,150 miles east-southeast from the Armenian Highland in Turkey through Iraq. It forms the eastern edge of classical Mesopotamia. It unites with the Euphrates River to form the Shatt al-Arab before flowing into the Persian Gulf.

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A river of southwest Asia rising in eastern Turkey and flowing about 1,850 km (1,150 mi) southeast through Iraq to the Euphrates River. It was a major transportation route in ancient times.
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Origin of Tigris

  • From Latin Tigris, from Ancient Greek Τίγρις (Tigris), an alternative form of Τίγρης (Tigrēs).

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