Carchemish(redirected from Kargamish)
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An ancient Hittite and Assyrian city on the Euphrates River in present-day southern Turkey. Nebuchadnezzar II defeated the Egyptians here in 605 bc.
(Placename) an ancient city in Syria on the Euphrates, lying on major trade routes; site of a victory of the Babylonians over the Egyptians (605 bc)
Car•chem•ish(ˈkɑr kə mɪʃ, kɑrˈki-)
an ancient city in what is now S Turkey, on the upper Euphrates: a chief Hittite city.