Amur


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A·mur

 (ä-mo͝or′) also Hei·long (hā′lông′) or Hei·long·jiang (hā′lông′jyäng′)
A river of northeast Asia flowing about 4,400 km (2,730 mi) mainly along the border between China and Russia. One of the chief waterways of Asia, it drains into Tatar Strait opposite Sakhalin Island.

Amur

(əˈmʊə)
n
(Placename) a river in NE Asia, rising in N Mongolia as the Argun and flowing southeast, then northeast to the Sea of Okhotsk: forms the boundary between Manchuria and Russia. Length: about 4350 km (2700 miles). Modern Chinese name: Heilong Jiang

A•mur

(ɑˈmʊər)

n.
a river in E Asia, forming most of the boundary between N Manchuria and SE Russia, flowing into the Sea of Okhotsk. ab. 2700 mi. (4350 km) long. Chinese, Heilong Jiang.
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Noun1.Amur - an Asian river between China and RussiaAmur - an Asian river between China and Russia; flows into the Sea of Okhotsk
Cathay, China, Communist China, mainland China, People's Republic of China, PRC, Red China - a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
Russian Federation, Russia - a federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state
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THE SPECIES MOST RELIANT ON ZOOS FOR SURVIVAL Mountain chicken frog, from Dominica and Monserrat, critically endangered; White-clawed crayfish, from countries including Britain, endangered; Blue-crowned laughing thrush, from China, critically endangered; Amur leopard, from China, Russia and Korea, critically endangered; Potosi pupfish, from Mexico, extinct in the wild; Polynesian tree snail; from French Polynesia, extinct in the wild; Verdcourt's polyalthia tree, from Tanzania, endangered; Blue-eyed black lemur, from Madagascar, critically endangered; Ploughshare tortoise, from Madagascar, critically endangered; Scimitar-horned oryx, from Tunisia, Morocco and Senegal, extinct in the wild.
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Amur will have a better chance if they can avoid silly penalties.
And the 4ft long Amur cubs are already proving a real handful for mum Sasha and dad Yuri.
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