Definition of Irrawaddy River

1. Noun. The main river of Myanmar rising in the north and flowing south through the length of Burma to empty into the Andaman Sea.

Exact synonyms: Irrawaddy
Generic synonyms: River



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Irrawaddy River

Irma
Iron Age
Iron Chancellor
Iron Cross
Iron Curtain
Iron Lady
Ironside
Ironsides
Iroquoian
Iroquoian language
Iroquoians
Iroquois
Iroquois League
Irr
Irrawaddy
Irrawaddy River (current term)
Irredentist
Irredentists
Irtish
Irtish River
Irtysh
Irtysh River
Irukandji
Irukandjis
Irula
Irusha
Irvine
Irving
Irving Berlin

Literary usage of Irrawaddy River

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1. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1880)
"Report on the Irrawaddy River. Part I; Hydrography of the waddy River; and Partii. Hydrology of the Irrawaddy River, ..."

2. Geographical and Industrial Studies; Asia by Nellie Burnham Allen (1916)
"The Irrawaddy River, on which Rangoon is situated, is the great highway of Burma and is full of all kinds of craft. See that boat full of earthenware jars ..."

3. Bay of Bengal Pilot: Bay of Bengal and the Coasts of India and Siam by United States Hydrographic Office (1916)
"Upper Irrawaddy River.—The principal affluents of Irrawaddy River are the Mogaung, Ta-peng, Shwe-li, ..."

4. A Catalogue of Manuscript and Printed Reports, Field Books, Memoirs, Maps by Great Britain India Office (1878)
"Winsor, Lieut. RN Scale, about 3£ miles to 1 inch; size 109 inches by 39. MS. Sketch of the Irrawaddy River from the CHINA ..."

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