Hari Rud

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Ha·ri Rud

 (här′ē ro͞od′)
A river, about 1,125 km (700 mi) long, of northwest Afghanistan, northeast Iran, and southern Turkmenistan.
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The Cheshtiya brotherhood, concentrated in the Hari Rud valley around Obe, Karukh and Chehst-i-Sharif, is very strong locally and maintains madrasas with fine libraries.
Supplies from the Hari Rud, a border river in the northeast, have been diverted upstream in Afghanistan to irrigate its farmland, jeopardizing the supply to the Mashhad region.