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.
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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 ..."