What does Tigris mean?

Definitions for Tigrisˈtaɪ grɪs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Tigris, Tigris River(noun)

    an Asian river; a tributary of the Euphrates River


  1. Tigris(ProperNoun)

    A river in Southwest Asia flowing 1,150 miles east-southeast from Turkey through Iraq. It forms the eastern edge of classical Mesopotamia. It unites with the Euphrates River to form the Shatt-al-Arab before flowing into the Persian Gulf.


  1. Tigris

    The Tigris River is the eastern member of the two great rivers that define Mesopotamia, the other being the Euphrates. The river flows south from the mountains of southeastern Turkey through Iraq.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Tigris

    an important river of Turkey in Asia; rises in the mountains of Kurdistan, flows SE. to Diarbekir, E. to Til (where it receives the Bitlis), and hence SE. through a flat and arid country, till, after a course of 1100 m., it unites with the Euphrates to form the Shat-el-Arab, which debouches into the Persian Gulf 90 m. lower; is navigable for 500 m. to Bagdad; on its banks are the ruins of Nineveh, Seleucia, and Ctesiphon.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tigris in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tigris in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Martin Dempsey:

    It actually also sits on a corridor that runs from the Tigris River valley to the Euphrates River valley. And so it's geographically significant as well as significant economically.

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