Definition of Irtish river

1. 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.

Exact synonyms: Irtish, Irtysh, Irtysh River
Group relationships: Siberia
Generic synonyms: River



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Irtish River

Iron Curtain
Iron Lady
Ironside
Ironsides
Iroquoian
Iroquoian language
Iroquoians
Iroquois
Iroquois League
Irr
Irrawaddy
Irrawaddy River
Irredentist
Irredentists
Irtish
Irtish River
Irtysh
Irtysh River
Irukandji
Irukandjis
Irula
Irusha
Irvine
Irving
Irving Berlin
Irving Langmuir
Irvingia
Irvingia gabonensis
Irvingian

Literary usage of Irtish river

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1. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1903)
"... Ferry over the irtish river at Semipalatinsk ; (44) Crossing by the ferry over the irtish river ; (45) A salt-heap near Pavlodar on the irtish river. ..."

2. Siberia and Central Asia by John Wesley Bookwalter (1899)
"220 View across the irtish river, Siberia . . . . . .221 View across the Tom River, Siberia ...... 222 Wharf-boat and Landing on Volga River, ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"After his death by drowning in the irtish river, his forces abandoned Siberia. He figures in Russian folk songs, and is the subject of a drama by Khomyakov, ..."

4. The Russian Road to China by Lindon Wallace Bates (1910)
"Men and children are walking about, and finally we come to the irtish river, over which the train rumbles on a half-mile bridge. Spires and gilt domes are ..."

5. The Story of the Great War by Francis Joseph Reynolds, Allen Leon Churchill, Leonard Wood, Francis Trevelyan Miller, Austin Melvin Knight, Frederick Palmer, Frank Herbert Simonds, Arthur Brown Ruhl (1916)
"The prisoners were brought by rail to Omsk, where they were embarked on steamboats for the thousand mile trip down the irtish river to ..."

6. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1903)
"... Ferry over the irtish river at Semipalatinsk ; (44) Crossing by the ferry over the irtish river ; (45) A salt-heap near Pavlodar on the irtish river. ..."

7. Siberia and Central Asia by John Wesley Bookwalter (1899)
"220 View across the irtish river, Siberia . . . . . .221 View across the Tom River, Siberia ...... 222 Wharf-boat and Landing on Volga River, ..."

8. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"After his death by drowning in the irtish river, his forces abandoned Siberia. He figures in Russian folk songs, and is the subject of a drama by Khomyakov, ..."

9. The Russian Road to China by Lindon Wallace Bates (1910)
"Men and children are walking about, and finally we come to the irtish river, over which the train rumbles on a half-mile bridge. Spires and gilt domes are ..."

10. The Story of the Great War by Francis Joseph Reynolds, Allen Leon Churchill, Leonard Wood, Francis Trevelyan Miller, Austin Melvin Knight, Frederick Palmer, Frank Herbert Simonds, Arthur Brown Ruhl (1916)
"The prisoners were brought by rail to Omsk, where they were embarked on steamboats for the thousand mile trip down the irtish river to ..."

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