a river in central Asia, flowing NW from the Pamirs to the Aral Sea. About 1400 miles (2250 km) long.
To the north, Jowzjan borders on the Amu Darya River and Turkmenistan, a former part of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
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a river in central Asia, rising in the Pamirs and flowing northwest through the Hindu Kush and across Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan to its delta in the Aral Sea: forms much of the N border of Afghanistan and is important for irrigation. Length: 2400 km (1500 miles) Ancient name Oxus
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a Philippine tree, Koordersiodendron pinnatum, of the cashew family. the hard, reddish wood of this tree, used in the construction of houses, ships, etc.
a small object worn to ward off evil, harm, or illness or to bring good fortune; protecting charm. Historical Examples In the insidest inside there is a stone box, and in it there is the amulet. The Story of the Amulet E. Nesbit The “amulet,” or the “Omelet,” just as you like, was a financial […]
a son of Proca who revolted against his brother Numitor and seized the throne of Alba Longa. Historical Examples Their uncle Amulius, fearing that they might deprive him of his throne, had them exposed in the swollen Tiber in a cradle. A Manual of the Historical Development of Art G. G. (Gustavus George) Zerffi But […]