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Kama

(Encyclopedia) Kama kä´m, river, c.1,260 mi (2,030 km) long, E European Russia, the chief left tributary of the Volga. It rises in the foothills of the central Urals and flows N, then E, and then SW…

Jászberény

(Encyclopedia) Jászberény yäs´brny, town (1991 est. pop. 29,221), central Hungary, on the Zagyva River, a tributary of the Tisza. Attila the Hun was reputedly buried at Jászberény.

Simoïs

(Encyclopedia) Simoïs sm´s, small river, NW Turkey, a tributary of the Scamander. It was the scene of many legendary events of Asia Minor, particularly during the siege of Troy.

Marañón

(Encyclopedia) Marañón, river, c.1,000 mi (1,600 km) long, rising in Lake Lauricaucha in the Cordillera Occidental, W central Peru. It flows generally NW, then E across the Andes to join the Ucayali…

Chindwinn

(Encyclopedia) Chindwinn chn´dwn, river, c.550 mi (890 km) long, rising in the hills of N Myanmar and flowing generally S into the Ayeyarwady (of which it is the chief tributary) at Myingyan. It is…

Royal Leamington Spa

(Encyclopedia) Royal Leamington Spa lm´ngtn, town (1991 pop. 42,953), Warwickshire, central England, on the Leam River, a tributary of the Avon. The town, with its mineral springs, is primarily a…

Khanaqin

(Encyclopedia) Khanaqin khän´äkn, town, NE Iraq, near the Iranian border, on a tributary of the Diyala. It is located in an oil-producing region and has an oil refinery. Khanaquin was severely…

Bomu

(Encyclopedia) Bomu b´moo, river, c.500 mi (800 km) long, rising in NE Congo (Kinshasa) and flowing generally westward. It forms part of the Congo–Central African Republic border. The Bomu merges…

Murray

(Encyclopedia) Murray, principal and second-longest river of Australia, 1,609 mi (2,589 km) long, rising in the Australian Alps, SE New South Wales, and flowing westward to form the New South Wales–…

Bogra

(Encyclopedia) Bogra bg´r, town (1991 pop. 120,170), N Bangladesh, on the Karatoya River, a tributary of the Jamuna. It is a road and rail junction and commercial center, with soap, match, and…