Tigris River

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Noun1.Tigris River - an Asian riverTigris River - an Asian river; a tributary of the Euphrates River
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Genesis 2:10-14 specifically identifies the four rivers of Eden as being the Euphrates, Hiddekel (Tigris), Pishon, and Gihon.
The name of the third river was Hiddekel passing towards the east of Assyria.
48) Eden can be localized at the confluence of the four rivers: Euphrates, Hiddekel (Tigris), Pishon (from Saudi Arabia into Kuwait, now blocked by sand dunes), and Gihon (from Iran).