Irtysh River

Irtysh River
noun
an Asian river that rises in the Altai Mountains in northern China and flows generally northwest to become a tributary of the Ob River
Syn: ↑Irtish, ↑Irtish River, ↑Irtysh
Instance Hypernyms: ↑river
Part Holonyms: ↑Siberia

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  • Irtysh River — Infobox River river name = Irtysh River caption = The Ob Irtysh Watershed origin = Altay Mountains mouth = Ob River basin countries = Russia, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia length = 4,248 km (2,640 mi) elevation = discharge = 2,150 m³/s (near… …   Wikipedia

  • Irtysh River — Kazakh Ertis River rising in the Altai Mountains in Xinjiang autonomous region, China. It flows west across the Chinese border and then northwest through Kazakhstan into Russian Siberia, where it becomes the largest tributary of the Ob River. It… …   Universalium

  • Irtysh — noun an Asian river that rises in the Altai Mountains in northern China and flows generally northwest to become a tributary of the Ob River • Syn: ↑Irtish, ↑Irtish River, ↑Irtysh River • Instance Hypernyms: ↑river • Part Holonyms: ↑Siberia …   Useful english dictionary

  • river — river1 riverless, adj. riverlike, adj. /riv euhr/, n. 1. a natural stream of water of fairly large size flowing in a definite course or channel or series of diverging and converging channels. 2. a similar stream of something other than water: a… …   Universalium

  • Irtysh — [ir tish′] river in central Asia, flowing from NW China northwestward into the Ob: c. 1,850 mi (2,977 km): also sp. Irtish …   English World dictionary

  • Ob River — River, western Russia. Flowing across western Siberia northwestward from the Altai of central Asia, it courses through the Gulf of Ob into the Kara Sea of the Arctic Ocean. It is about 2,268 mi (3,650 km) long. Its middle course is through taiga …   Universalium

  • Tobol River — ▪ river, Asia Kazak  Tobyl        river, left bank tributary of the Irtysh (Ertis) River, flowing through northern Kazakhstan into southern Russia. After rising in the low mountains of the Torghay Plateau, it flows northeast across the West… …   Universalium

  • Irtysh — /ir tish /, n. a river in central Asia, flowing NW from the Altai Mountains in China through NE Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation to the Ob River. ab. 1840 mi. (2960 km) long. Also, Irtish. * * * …   Universalium

  • Irtysh — Ir•tysh or Ir•tish [[t]ɪrˈtɪʃ[/t]] n. geg a river in central Asia, flowing NW from the Altai Mountains in China through NE Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation to the Ob River. ab. 1840 mi. (2960 km) long …   From formal English to slang

  • Irtysh — /ɪəˈtɪʃ/ (say ear tish) noun a river in central Asia, rising in Mongolia in the Altai Mountains and flowing north west into Russia to join the river Ob. About 3701 km. Also, Irtish …  

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