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Syr Dar·ya

 (sîr där′yə, dər-yä′)
A river of Central Asia rising in the Tian Shan and flowing about 2,220 km (1,380 mi) generally southwest through eastern Uzbekistan and northern Tajikistan, then flowing generally northwest back through Uzbekistan and south-central Kazakhstan to the Aral Sea.

Syr Darya

(Russian sir darjˈja)
(Placename) a river in central Asia, formed from two headstreams rising in the Tian Shan: flows generally west to the Aral Sea: the longest river in central Asia. Length: (from the source of the Naryn) 2900 km (1800 miles). Ancient name: Jaxartes

Syr Dar•ya

(ˈsɪər ˈdɑr yə)
a river in central Asia, flowing NW from the Tien Shan Mountains to the Aral Sea. 1300 mi. (2100 km) long. Ancient name, Jaxartes.
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The late ninth century in which the Qarluqs state destroyed by the invaders, established a Qarakhanid state, with the occupation of Transoxania lies at the north and east oxus river presently called as Syrdariya,with an extensive path towards China.
When the former Soviet Union diverted the rivers Ama Dariya and Syrdariya to grow cotton, they created an ecological disaster.