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Ussuri

(Russian ussuˈri)
n
(Placename) a river in E central Asia, flowing north, forming part of the Chinese border with Russia, to the Amur River. Length: about 800 km (500 miles)
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Us•su•ri

(uˈsʊər i)

n.
a river in E Asia, forming part of the boundary between E Manchuria and the SE Russian Federation in Asia, flowing N to the Amur River. 500 mi. (805 km) long.
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In the 1960s, China and the Soviet Union engaged in armed combat in the Ussuri River.
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