Euphrates
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Place Name EUPHRATES
TYPE: River
OTHER SCRIPTS: Ευφρατης (Greek)
Meaning & History
From Greek Ευφρατης (Euphrates), the name of a river in Mesopotamia. It is derived from Old Persian Ufratu, itself from Elamite or Sumerian, of unknown meaning.
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OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Ufratu (Ancient Persian), Fırat (Turkish)