Definition of Mekong river
1. Noun. An Asian river; flows through a large delta in southern Vietnam into the South China Sea.
Group relationships: Burma, Myanmar, Union Of Burma, Cambodia, Kampuchea, Kingdom Of Cambodia, Cathay, China, Communist China, Mainland China, People's Republic Of China, Prc, Red China, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Laos, Kingdom Of Thailand, Siam, Thailand
Generic synonyms: River
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Literary usage of Mekong river
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1. The Back Blocks of China: A Narrative of Experiences Among the Chinese by Robert Logan Jack (1904)
"CHAPTER XXXII WEI-SI TO HSIAO WEI-SI Villages of Pu Ah and Ka Ga—Camping in a hen-roost— Village of Toong-Show Ah—A gorge—The mekong river —Villages of ..."
2. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The mekong river ... It next defines the northern edge of the Shan States, and finally strikes the mekong river in lat. 21° 45' (approximately). ..."
3. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1897)
"... and in 1891 the frontier between Burmah and Siam was delimited by a commission, which gave these territories to Burmah as far as the mekong river. ..."
4. Thailand by Christopher Evans, Lindsey Evans (2006)
"The impressive market gardens that you glimpse along the banks of the Mekong River are proof of the fertility of the areas that are served by this river and ..."