What does euphrates mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term euphrates:

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Euphrates, Euphrates River(noun)

    a river in southwestern Asia; flows into the Persian Gulf; was important in the development of several great civilizations in ancient Mesopotamia


  1. Euphrates(ProperNoun)

    The river in the Middle East, 2780 kilometers in length, flowing southwest from Turkey, then southeast, and uniting with the Tigris before entering the Persian Gulf. It forms the Western edge of classical Mesopotamia.

  2. Origin: From Εὐφράτης, from 03A203B303BC03A003AC03A2, from . Related is purattu (cf. ).


  1. Euphrates

    The Euphrates is the longest and one of the most historically important rivers of Western Asia. Together with the Tigris, it is one of the two defining rivers of Mesopotamia. Originating in eastern Turkey, the Euphrates flows through Syria and Iraq to join the Tigris in the Shatt al-Arab, which empties into the Persian Gulf.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Euphrates

    a river in West Asia, formed by the junction of two Armenian streams; flows SE. to Kurnah, where it is joined by the Tigris. The combined waters—named the Shat-el-Arab—flow into the Persian Gulf; is 1700 m. long, and navigable for 1100 m.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of euphrates in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of euphrates in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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