Definitions for oxusˈɒk səs

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word oxus

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Oxus(ProperNoun)

    The Amu Darya river.

  2. Origin: From Ὦξος.

The Nuttall EncyclopediaRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Oxus

    or Amu-daria, a great river of Central Asia, rises in the Pamirs, and flows W. between Turkestan and Afghanistan, then N. through Turkestan to the Sea of Aral; it is believed at one time to have flowed into the Caspian, and there is record of two changes of course; half its waters are absorbed in irrigating the plains of Khiva.


Find a translation for the oxus definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these oxus definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"oxus." STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 26 Apr. 2015. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for oxus? Don't keep it to yourself...

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for oxus:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.