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 (är-go͞on′) also Er·gun He (ĕr′go͞on′ hĕ′, ĕr′gwän′ hŭ′)
A river of east-central Asia rising in northeast China and flowing about 1,529 km (950 mi) west then northeast along the Russia-China border.



a river in NE Asia, between the Russian Federation and China. ab. 450 mi. (725 km) long.
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Noun1.Argun - a river in eastern Asia that arises in China and flows northeast along the border between China and Russia to become a tributary of the Amur River
Asia - the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations
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The investigation was launched based on a complaint from Okyanus Group CEO Nusret Argun, who in the 2008 investigation was convicted on 73 charges including forming a criminal organization, forgery, tender-rigging and bribery and sentenced to more than 180 years in jail.
Some 20 young people suspected of plotting the attack have been captured in Argun, a town located 10 kilometers (six miles) from the Chechen capital of Grozny.
The Shianbei were originally from the area south of the Argun river in present-day Inner Mongolia.
President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev expressed condolences to President of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai due to the massive landslide in be Barik village of Argun district, mountainous Badahkshan province.
by Ahmad Quraishi on 11 April, 2014 - 17:19 KABUL (Pajhwok): A tribal elder was killed and three civilians injured in a gun-and-suicide attack in the Argun district of southeastern Paktika province on Friday, the governor's house said.
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In recent years, studies regarding empathy, the skill of perspective taking, and self-perception of preschool children have increased in Turkey (Akan, 2002; Argun, 2005; Dege, 2008; Gulay, 2011; Gultekin, 2006; Kahraman, 2007; Onder, 1997).
O'Neil, Diana Bilimoria & Argun Saatcioglu (2004), "Women's Career Types: Attributions of Satisfaction with Career Success", Career Development International, 9(5):478-500
During his final voyage back home, Marco Polo was accompanying, on behalf of Kubla Khan, a bride for the Mongol Ilkhanate Sultan Argun, then ruling the Islamic heartlands.
KHOST, August 30, 2011 (Frontier Star): Unidentified armed men gunned down a tribal elder over personal enmity in Argun district of Paktika province on Monday (August 29).
The 25 argun palms (medemia argun) that grow in this inhospitable region, some 220 kilometres southwest of Aswan, are among the last living survivors of one of the world's most enigmatic species of palm.
In a longitudinal study of dropout rates, researcher Argun Saatcioglu concluded, "desegregated schools likely played a more effective role in counterbalancing student-level nonschool problems than did segregated ones.