Associations to the word «Euphrates»

Wiktionary

EUPHRATES, proper noun. The river in the Middle East, 2780 kilometers in length, flowing southwest from Turkey, then southeast, and uniting with the Tigris before entering the Persian Gulf. It forms the Western edge of classical Mesopotamia.

Dictionary definition

EUPHRATES, noun. A river in southwestern Asia; flows into the Persian Gulf; was important in the development of several great civilizations in ancient Mesopotamia.

Wise words

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