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EUPHRATES

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Euphrates mean? 

EUPHRATES (noun)
  The noun EUPHRATES has 1 sense:

1. a river in southwestern Asia; flows into the Persian Gulf; was important in the development of several great civilizations in ancient Mesopotamia

  Familiarity information: EUPHRATES used as a noun is very rare.


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EUPHRATES (noun)


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Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)

Synonyms:

Euphrates; Euphrates River

Instance hypernyms:

river (a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek))

Holonyms ("Euphrates" is a part of...):

Al-Iraq; Irak; Iraq; Republic of Iraq (a republic in the Middle East in western Asia; the ancient civilization of Mesopotamia was in the area now known as Iraq)

Syria; Syrian Arab Republic (an Asian republic in the Middle East at the east end of the Mediterranean; site of some of the world's most ancient centers of civilization)

Republic of Turkey; Turkey (a Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the Balkans; achieved independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1923)


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