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Meaning of Shatt-al-Arab

Shatt-al-A•rab

Pronunciation: (shat'al ar'ub, shät'-), [key]
— n.
  1. a river in SE Iraq, formed by the junction of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, flowing SE to the Persian Gulf. 123 mi. (198 km) long.
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