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A river of northwest China, eastern Kazakhstan, and central Russia flowing about 4,250 km (2,650 mi) generally northwest to the Ob River.


(ɪəˈtɪʃ) or


(Placename) a river in central Asia, rising in China in the Altai Mountains and flowing west through Kazakhstan, then northwest into Russia to join the Ob River as its chief tributary. Length: 4444 km (2760 miles)


or Ir•tish


a river in central Asia, flowing NW from the Altai Mountains in China through NE Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation to the Ob River. ab. 1840 mi. (2960 km) long.
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Noun1.Irtysh - an Asian river that rises in the Altai Mountains in northern China and flows generally northwest to become a tributary of the Ob River
Siberia - a vast Asian region of Russia; famous for long cold winters
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At that time, the Russian side co-chaired the expert working group and involved in the drills its hospital ship Irtysh, the Pacific Fleet, with search-and-rescue Ka-27PS helicopter and about 200 servicemen on board.
Irtysch frequens [frequently in meadows near Irtysh River, s29], nec non in deserti Soongoro-Kirghisici [and certainly on the Kirghiz steppe, s32], arenosis ad lacum Noor-Saissan [growing on sand near Lake Zaysan, s29].
Which Siberian city on the Trans-Siberian railway is at the confluence of the Rivers Irtysh and Om?
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FOOTBALL UEFA Europa League second qualifying round first leg: Irtysh v Red Star Belgrade (3pm), Shkendija Tetovo v HJK (5pm), Rabotnicki Kometal v Dinamo Minsk (5pm), Rheindorf Altach v Dinamo Brest (5.
Under the development plan for the western provinces, China plans to build a number of hydro-objects on Irtysh River.
Plies his trade in Kazakhstan for Irtysh Pavlodar and lucky not to be shown a red card for smashing Martin in the jaw minutes after restart.
The Cossacks of the Irtysh line, in what is now Kazakhstan, were recruited among the native Kazakhs as often as among Russian newcomers.
Kazakhstan's hydroelectric facilities are located primarily along the Irtysh River, which flows from China across northeast Kazakhstan.
By forcibly absorbing the Tibetan Plateau (the giant incubator of Asia's main river systems) and Xinjiang (the starting point of the Irtysh and the Illy), China became the source of trans-boundary river flows to the largest number of countries in the world, extending from the Indochina Peninsula and South Asia to Kazakhstan and Russia.
Discovered near the banks of the Irtysh river in western Serbia in the late 1990s, the skeleton has been identified as that of a male woolly mammoth belonging to the 'Mammuthus Primigenius' species - whose closest extant relative is the Asian elephant.