euphrates euphrates  /juf ˈreɪ tiz/


  • (n) a river in southwestern Asia; flows into the Persian Gulf; was important in the development of several great civilizations in ancient Mesopotamia


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  1. "After Fallujah and some of the operations carried out successfully in the Euphrates and Syrian border, many of the insurgents moved to areas nearer to Baghdad," Zebari said on CNN. "They have to be pulled out by the roots."
    on Mar 16, 2006 By: Hoshyar Zebari Source: USA Today

  2. "When pipes for a massive cooling system were laid out to the Euphrates River in the spring of 2007, there would have been little doubt this was a nuclear reactor," Hayden said. "We would have known it was North Korean, too, given the...
    on Sep 16, 2008 By: Michael Hayden Source: Reuters

  3. "Israel must remove the two blue stripes from its national flag," said Zahar. "The stripes on the flag are symbols of occupation. They signify Israel's borders stretching from the Euphrates River to the Nile River."
    on Jan 28, 2006 By: Mahmoud Zahar Source: Jerusalem Post

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