Indus River

Indus River
an Asian river that rises in Tibet and flows through northern India and then southwest through Kashmir and Pakistan to the Arabian Sea

the valley of the Indus was the site of an early civilization

Syn: ↑Indus
Instance Hypernyms: ↑river

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Indus River — Trans Himalayan river of southern Asia. It is one of the world s longest rivers, with a length of 1,800 mi (2,900 km). Its annual flow of 272 billion cu yd (207 billion cu m) is twice that of the Nile. It rises in southwestern Tibet and flows… …   Universalium

  • Indus River Delta — The Indus River Delta forms where the Indus River flows into the Arabian Sea in Pakistan. The delta covers an area of about 16,000 square miles (41,440 km²), and is approximately 130 miles across where it meets the sea. Unlike many other deltas,… …   Wikipedia

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  • Indus — Verlauf des Indus DatenVorlage:Infobox Fluss/GKZ fehlt …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Indus (disambiguation) — Indus may refer to: *Indus River in Pakistan **Indus Valley Civilization, an ancient civilization that grew in Pakistan **Indus script, an ancient script used in India and Pakistan. **Battle of Indus, Mingburnu of Persia fought Genghis Khan.… …   Wikipedia

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  • Indus — river in Asia, from Skt. sindhu river. The southern constellation, created 1603 by Bayer, represents an Indian, not the river …   Etymology dictionary

  • Indus Valley Civilization — Extent of the Indus Valley Civilization …   Wikipedia

  • river — river1 riverless, adj. riverlike, adj. /riv euhr/, n. 1. a natural stream of water of fairly large size flowing in a definite course or channel or series of diverging and converging channels. 2. a similar stream of something other than water: a… …   Universalium

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