Definition of Irtysh

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



Definition of Irtysh

1. Proper noun. (river) a major river in Siberia, Russia ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Irtysh

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
Irvingism

Literary usage of Irtysh

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1. Russian Nihilism and Exile Life in Siberia: A Graphic and Chronological by James William Buel (1883)
"As we backed out into the stream— the irtysh River—a beautiful view of Tobolsk was had, reminding me of the appearance 1 had conceived of mid- dle'century ..."

2. A Bird's-eye View of the World: A Popular Scientific Description of the by Onésime Reclus, Malvina Antoinettte Howe, Forrest Morgan, Charles Hopkins Clark (1892)
"The course of the irtysh is henceforth through the Steppe; ... From Semipalatinsk to Omsk, on its right bank, the irtysh skirts the steppe of Baraba, ..."

3. The Industries of Russia by Russia Ministerstvo finansov, John Martin Crawford, World's Columbian Exposition (1893)
"But the upper streams of the irtysh, the other immense branch of the Obi, originate on the southern declivity of the Altai highlands within the frontier of ..."

4. Notes on Chinese Mediaeval Travellers to the West by E. Bretschneider (1875)
"The valleys of the irtysh and its tributaries all present luxuriant pastures. The Black irtysh at the month rf the Kiran is a large river, navigable even ..."

5. The Mines Handbook: An Enlargement of the Copper Hand Book; a Manual of the by Walter Harvey Weed (1920)
"RUSSO-ASIATIC CONSOLIDATED An amalgamation of the irtysh, ... In 1914 it formed the irtysh Corporation, Ltd. («W to operate the Ridder Concession and ..."

6. Russian Nihilism and Exile Life in Siberia: A Graphic and Chronological by James William Buel (1883)
"As we backed out into the stream— the irtysh River—a beautiful view of Tobolsk was had, reminding me of the appearance 1 had conceived of mid- dle'century ..."

7. A Bird's-eye View of the World: A Popular Scientific Description of the by Onésime Reclus, Malvina Antoinettte Howe, Forrest Morgan, Charles Hopkins Clark (1892)
"The course of the irtysh is henceforth through the Steppe; ... From Semipalatinsk to Omsk, on its right bank, the irtysh skirts the steppe of Baraba, ..."

8. The Industries of Russia by Russia Ministerstvo finansov, John Martin Crawford, World's Columbian Exposition (1893)
"But the upper streams of the irtysh, the other immense branch of the Obi, originate on the southern declivity of the Altai highlands within the frontier of ..."

9. Notes on Chinese Mediaeval Travellers to the West by E. Bretschneider (1875)
"The valleys of the irtysh and its tributaries all present luxuriant pastures. The Black irtysh at the month rf the Kiran is a large river, navigable even ..."

10. The Mines Handbook: An Enlargement of the Copper Hand Book; a Manual of the by Walter Harvey Weed (1920)
"RUSSO-ASIATIC CONSOLIDATED An amalgamation of the irtysh, ... In 1914 it formed the irtysh Corporation, Ltd. («W to operate the Ridder Concession and ..."

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