- a river in NE Asia, rising in N Mongolia as the Argun and flowing southeast, then
northeast to the Sea of Okhotsk: forms the boundary between Manchuria and Russia.
Length: about 4350 km (2700 miles) Modern Chinese name: Heilong Jiang
Example Sentences Including 'Amur'
Gold mined in the Amur Region, in the Russian Far East, is to be used to regild the palace.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)
Meanwhile he learnt that the Chinese are planning to build 27 hydroelectric dams on the Amur , which is a mile across towards its mouth.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
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