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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A river of east-central Asia rising in northeast China and flowing about 1,529 km (950 mi) west then generally northeast along the Russia-China border.

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  • n. a river in eastern Asia that arises in China and flows northeast along the border between China and Russia to become a tributary of the Amur River

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Examples

  • He glided like a hawk above the narrow Argun River, which was flanked on both sides by the granite slopes of the Caucasus Mountains.

    Final Theory

  • China and Russia have demarcated the once disputed islands at the Amur and Ussuri confluence and in the Argun River in accordance with the 2004 Agreement, ending their centuries-long border disputes; the sovereignty dispute over the islands of Etorofu,

    The 2007 CIA World Factbook

  • Amur and Ussuri confluence and in the Argun River in accordance with the 2004 Agreement, ending their centuries-long border disputes; the sovereignty dispute over the islands of Etorofu, Kunashiri,

    The 2007 CIA World Factbook

  • Russia transferred on Tuesday the Yinlong (Tarabarov) Island, half of the Heixiazi (Bolshoi Ussuriysky) Island and the Bolshoi Island on the Argun River in the Chita Region, East Siberia to China as part of an addendum to an agreement on the Russian-Chinese border.

    RIA Novosti

  • “The Treaty of Nerchinsk, in 1689, signed between Russia and China, settled the north border between the two countries along the Argun River and Stanovoi Mountains.

    Tai-Pan

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