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A·mur

 (ä-mo͝or′) also Hei·long (hā′lông′) or Hei·long·jiang (hā′lông′jyäng′)
A river of northeast Asia flowing about 4,400 km (2,730 mi) mainly along the border between China and Russia. One of the chief waterways of Asia, it drains into Tatar Strait opposite Sakhalin Island.
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Amur

(əˈmʊə)
n
(Placename) a river in NE Asia, rising in N Mongolia as the Argun and flowing southeast, then northeast to the Sea of Okhotsk: forms the boundary between Manchuria and Russia. Length: about 4350 km (2700 miles). Modern Chinese name: Heilong Jiang
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A•mur

(ɑˈmʊər)

n.
a river in E Asia, forming most of the boundary between N Manchuria and SE Russia, flowing into the Sea of Okhotsk. ab. 2700 mi. (4350 km) long. Chinese, Heilong Jiang.
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Noun1.Amur - an Asian river between China and RussiaAmur - an Asian river between China and Russia; flows into the Sea of Okhotsk
Cathay, China, Communist China, mainland China, People's Republic of China, PRC, Red China - a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
Russian Federation, Russia - a federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state
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