Definitions for Mesopotamiaˌmɛs ə pəˈteɪ mi ə
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Mes•o•po•ta•mi•aˌmɛs ə pəˈteɪ mi ə(n.)
an ancient region in W Asia between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers: now part of Iraq.
Category: Geography (places), Ancient History
the land between the Tigris and Euphrates; site of several ancient civilizations; part of what is now known as Iraq
A region in Southwest Asia spanning from the rivers Euphrates and Tigris that is the site of one of the most ancient civilizations in the history of man.
The British Mandate of Mesopotamia, a League of Nations mandate from 1920 to 1932 that was the precursor to the independent state of Iraq.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the name given after Alexander the Great's time to the territory "between the rivers" Euphrates and Tigris, stretching from Babylonia NW. to the Armenian mountains; under irrigation it was very fertile, but is now little cultivated; once the scene of high civilisation when Nineveh ruled it; it passed from Assyrian hands successively to Babylonian, Persian, Greek, Roman, and Arab; now, after many vicissitudes, it is in the deathly grasp of Turkish rule.