A·mu Dar·ya (ä'mo͞o därʹyə, ə-mo͞oʹ dŭr-yäʹ) Formerly Ox·us (ŏkʹsəs).
A river of central Asia flowing about 2,574 km (1,600 mi) generally northwest from the Pamir Mountains to the southern Aral Sea. In ancient times it figured significantly in the history of Persia and in the campaigns of Alexander the Great.

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