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Social Studies, Chapter 3, Mesopotamia & The Fertile Crescent
Chapter 3 Mesopotamia & the Fertile Cr…
Which 2 land features gave Mesopotamia…
Why did Mesopotamians build canals?
Why did city-states fight each other f…
Chapter 3 Mesopotamia & the Fertile Crescent
The Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
To control the river's flow
Each city-state wanted to have enough farmland to grow food.
Chapter 3 Mesopotamia & the Fertile Cr…
Chapter 3 Mesopotamia & the Fertile Crescent
Which 2 land features gave Mesopotamia…
The Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
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Social Studies - Chapter 3 Mesopotamia & The Fertile Crescent
Chapter 3 Mesopotamia & the Fertile Cr…
Which 2 land features gave Mesopotamia…
Why did Mesopotamians build canals?
Why did city-states fight each other f…
Chapter 3 Mesopotamia & the Fertile Crescent
The Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
To control the river's flow
Each city-state wanted to have enough farmland to grow food.
Chapter 3 Mesopotamia & the Fertile Cr…
Chapter 3 Mesopotamia & the Fertile Crescent
Which 2 land features gave Mesopotamia…
The Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
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Social Studies, Chapter 3, Mesopotamia & The Fertile Crescent
The Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
To control the river's flow
Each city-state wanted to have enough…
It fought with surrounding city-states
Which 2 land features gave Mesopotamia its name?
Why did Mesopotamians build canals?
Why did city-states fight each other for farmland?
What did Sargon's empire have in common with other Mesopotami…
The Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
Which 2 land features gave Mesopotamia its name?
To control the river's flow
Why did Mesopotamians build canals?
Social Studies- Chapter 3- Mesopotamia and the Fertile Crescent
A large arc of rich, or fertile, farml…
A way of supplying water to an area of…
Fertile Crescent
Irrigation
A large arc of rich, or fertile, farml…
Fertile Crescent
A way of supplying water to an area of…
Irrigation
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Social Studies Mesopotamia and the Fertile Crescent chapter 3
Fertile Crescent
Silt
Irrigation
Canals
A large arc or rich, or fertile, farmland
A mixture of rich soil and tiny rocks
A way of supplying water to an area of land
Human-made waterways
Fertile Crescent
A large arc or rich, or fertile, farmland
Silt
A mixture of rich soil and tiny rocks
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Social Studies Mesopotamia and the Fertile Crescent chapter 3
Fertile Crescent
Silt
Irrigation
Canals
A large arc or rich, or fertile, farmland
A mixture of rich soil and tiny rocks
A way of supplying water to an area of land
Human-made waterways
Fertile Crescent
A large arc or rich, or fertile, farmland
Silt
A mixture of rich soil and tiny rocks
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Social Studies, Chapter 3 Mesopotamia and the Fertile Crescent.
Urban
Irrigation
Silt
Canals
A city area
A way of supplying water to an area of land
A mixture of fertile, soil, and tiny rocks that can make land…
A human made waterway
Urban
A city area
Irrigation
A way of supplying water to an area of land
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Social studies chapter 3 Mesopotamia and the Fertile Crescent
Polytheism
Gilgamesh
Archetecture
Ziggurat
The worship of many gods
The king of Uruk and the main character of The Epic of Gilgam…
The science of building
A pyramid shaped temple
Polytheism
The worship of many gods
Gilgamesh
The king of Uruk and the main character of The Epic of Gilgam…
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Chapter 3 Social Studies - Mesopotamia and The Fertile Crescent
social hierarchy
cuneiform
pictographs
scribe
the division of society by rank or class
the world's first system of writing
picture symbols
writer
social hierarchy
the division of society by rank or class
cuneiform
the world's first system of writing
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Social Studies Chapter 3: Mesopotamia and the Fertile Crescent
Fertile Crescent
silt
irragation
canals
an area of large fertile farmland located from the Persian Gu…
a mixture of fertile soil and tiny rocks.
a way of supplying water to an area of land.
human-made waterways.
Fertile Crescent
an area of large fertile farmland located from the Persian Gu…
silt
a mixture of fertile soil and tiny rocks.
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Social Studies, Chapter 3, Mesopotamia & The Fertile Crescent
Chapter 3 Mesopotamia & the Fertile Cr…
Which 2 land features gave Mesopotamia…
Why did Mesopotamians build canals?
Why did city-states fight each other f…
Chapter 3 Mesopotamia & the Fertile Crescent
The Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
To control the river's flow
Each city-state wanted to have enough farmland to grow food.
Chapter 3 Mesopotamia & the Fertile Cr…
Chapter 3 Mesopotamia & the Fertile Crescent
Which 2 land features gave Mesopotamia…
The Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
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Social Studies, Chapter 3, Mesopotamia & The Fertile Crescent
Which 2 land features gave Mesopotamia…
Why did Mesopotamians build canals?
Why did city-states fight each other f…
What did Sargon's empire have in commo…
The Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
To control the river's flow
Each city-state wanted to have enough farmland to grow food.
It fought with surrounding city-states
Which 2 land features gave Mesopotamia…
The Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
Why did Mesopotamians build canals?
To control the river's flow
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Social Studies, Chapter 3, Mesopotamia & The Fertile Crescent
Crops grew well in Mesopotamia becuase
Which 2 land features gave Mesopotamia…
Why did Mesopotamians build canals?
He was among the first leaders to have…
farmland was fertile and the water was nearby.
The Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
To control the river's flow
Sargon I
Crops grew well in Mesopotamia becuase
farmland was fertile and the water was nearby.
Which 2 land features gave Mesopotamia…
The Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
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Social Studies chapter 3 study guide Mesopotamia and the Fertile Crescent
Epics
Division of Labor
Fertile Crescent
Polytheism
Long poems that tell the stories of famous heroes. the most f…
An arrangement in which worker focuses on a particular task o…
A large area of rich or fertile farmland
The worship of many gods
Epics
Long poems that tell the stories of famous heroes. the most f…
Division of Labor
An arrangement in which worker focuses on a particular task o…
Social Studies Chapter 3 (Mesopotamia and the Fertile Crescent) Vocab.
Fertile Crescent
silt
irrigation
canals
an area of rich farmland in Southwest Asia where the first ci…
a mixture of fertile soil and tiny rocks that make land ideal…
a way of suppyling water to an area of land
a human-made waterway
Fertile Crescent
an area of rich farmland in Southwest Asia where the first ci…
silt
a mixture of fertile soil and tiny rocks that make land ideal…
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6th Grade Social Studies Chapter 3 Vocabulary Mesopotamia and the Fertile Crescent
Fertile Crescent
silt
irrigation
canals
a larger arc of rich or fertile farmland
a mixture of rich soil and tiny rocks
a way of supplying water to an area of land
human-made waterways
Fertile Crescent
a larger arc of rich or fertile farmland
silt
a mixture of rich soil and tiny rocks
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Study Guide Chapter 3: Mesopotamia & the Fertile Crescent
chariot
alphabet
Ur
Ziggurats
a wheeled horse-driven cart used in battle
a set of letters or pictures that can be combined to make words
conquered other city-states after Sargon's death; most powerf…
a pyramid-shaped temple in Mesopotamia
chariot
a wheeled horse-driven cart used in battle
alphabet
a set of letters or pictures that can be combined to make words
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Social Science Chapter 3 - Mesopotamia and the Fertile Crescent
Fertile Crescent
silt
irrigation
canals
a large arc of rich, or fertile, farmland that extends from t…
a mixture of rich soil and tiny rocks
a way of supplying water to an area of land
human-made waterways
Fertile Crescent
a large arc of rich, or fertile, farmland that extends from t…
silt
a mixture of rich soil and tiny rocks
40 terms
Study Guide Chapter 3: Mesopotamia & the Fertile Crescent
chariot
alphabet
Ur
Ziggurats
a wheeled horse-driven cart used in battle
a set of letters or pictures that can be combined to make words
conquered other city-states after Sargon's death; most powerf…
a pyramid-shaped temple in Mesopotamia
chariot
a wheeled horse-driven cart used in battle
alphabet
a set of letters or pictures that can be combined to make words
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Grade 6 Social Studies - Chapter 3 Section 1 - Mesopotamia and the Fertile Crescent
Fertile Crescent
silt
irrigation
canals
a large arc of rich farmland extending from the Persian Gulf…
a mix of rich soil and small rocks
a way of supplying water to an area of land
human-made waterways
Fertile Crescent
a large arc of rich farmland extending from the Persian Gulf…
silt
a mix of rich soil and small rocks
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Social Studies Ch 3 Mesopotamia and the Fertile Cresent
chariot
alphabet
Ur
ziggurats
A wheeled, horse-drawn cart used in battle
A set of letters that can be combined to form words
A powerful city state in Sumer that conquered other Sumerian…
a pyramid shaped temple in Sumer
chariot
A wheeled, horse-drawn cart used in battle
alphabet
A set of letters that can be combined to form words
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Chapter 3 Study Guide: Mesopotamia and the Fertile Cresent
What is the difference between a rural…
What are the main achievements that we…
Describe where the Fertile Crescent is.
Where do flood waters (the source) of…
Rural: Countryside... Urban: City
First civilization(Sumer), developed the first writing system…
Present day Middle East/SW Asia, between the Mediterranean Se…
Mountains in Asia Minor (present-day Turkey)
What is the difference between a rural…
Rural: Countryside... Urban: City
What are the main achievements that we…
First civilization(Sumer), developed the first writing system…
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Chapter 3 Study Guide - Mesopotamia and Fertile Crecsent
Polytheism
Gildamesh
Architecture
Ziggurat
The worship of many gods
King of Uruk, a city-state in Summer (became legendary)
The Science of building
A pyramid-shaped temple tower
Polytheism
The worship of many gods
Gildamesh
King of Uruk, a city-state in Summer (became legendary)
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6th gr, qu2, Social studies chapter 3, Mesopotamia and the Fertile Crescent
Mesopotamia
between the rivers
between the Persian Gulf and the Medit…
rivers
What was the site of the world's first civilization?
What does Mesopotamia mean?
Where was Mesopotamia located?
Most early civilizations grew up along _____, where people le…
Mesopotamia
What was the site of the world's first civilization?
between the rivers
What does Mesopotamia mean?
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Chapter 3 SS study guide Mesopotamia and the Fertile Crescent
Fertile Cresent
Irrigation
Surplus
Canals
A large arc of rich or fertile farmland
A way of supplying water to an area of land
More than they needed
Human-made waterways
Fertile Cresent
A large arc of rich or fertile farmland
Irrigation
A way of supplying water to an area of land
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Social Studies 6 Chapter 3, Section 1 "Geography of the Fertile Crescent"
Euphrates
Tigres
Fertile Crescent
silt
One of the two rivers that flowed through Mesopotamia.
One of the two rivers that flowed through Mesopotamia.
A large arc of rich farmland that included Mesopotamia.
a mixture of rich soil and tiny rocks
Euphrates
One of the two rivers that flowed through Mesopotamia.
Tigres
One of the two rivers that flowed through Mesopotamia.
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Social Studies Chapter 3 Key Terms Mesopotamia
Fertile Crescent
silt
irrigation
canals
an area of rich farmland in Southwest Asia where the first ci…
a mixture of fertile soil and tiny rocks that can make land i…
a way of supplying water to an area of land
a human-made waterway
Fertile Crescent
an area of rich farmland in Southwest Asia where the first ci…
silt
a mixture of fertile soil and tiny rocks that can make land i…
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Social Studies Chapter 3 Ancient Mesopotamia
Mesopotamia
floodplain
silt
semiarid
the area of Southwest Asia between the Tigris and Euphrates R…
the flat land bordering a river
the fine, fertile soil deposited by floodwaters
having little rainfall and warm temperatures (a type of clima…
Mesopotamia
the area of Southwest Asia between the Tigris and Euphrates R…
floodplain
the flat land bordering a river
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Social Studies Chapter 3-The Fertile Crescent
geography
Mesopotamia
Sumer
Akkadians
the study of the Earth and the way people live on it
A wide, flat plain in present day Iraq. It is fertile because…
Was the first civilization. Used plows for farming and irriga…
Was formed by Sargon and was the first empire. They began tra…
geography
the study of the Earth and the way people live on it
Mesopotamia
A wide, flat plain in present day Iraq. It is fertile because…
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Chapter 3 Social Studies:Ancient Mesopotamia Vocabulary Words
Mesopotamia
Floodplain
Silt
Semiarid
the region between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
the flat land bordering the river
the fine soil deposited by flood waters
having little rainfall and warm temperatures
Mesopotamia
the region between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
Floodplain
the flat land bordering the river
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social studies Mesopotamia chapter 3
silt
irrigation
surplus
division of labor
a mixture of rich soil and tiny rocks
a way of supplying water to an area of land
more then needed
jobs
silt
a mixture of rich soil and tiny rocks
irrigation
a way of supplying water to an area of land
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Chapter 3 Social Studies The Fertile Crescent
Fertile Crescent
Mesopotamia
Irrigate
City State
Is a region of the Middle East that stretches in a large Cres…
A wide flat plain in present day Iraq.
Supply of water to their crops
Is a independent state that includes a city and its surroundi…
Fertile Crescent
Is a region of the Middle East that stretches in a large Cres…
Mesopotamia
A wide flat plain in present day Iraq.
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Social Studies Chapter 3 Ancient Mesopotamia
Mesopotamia
floodplain
silt
semiarid
the area of Southwest Asia between the Tigris and Euphrates R…
the flat land bordering a river
the fine, fertile soil deposited by floodwaters
having little rainfall and warm temperatures (a type of clima…
Mesopotamia
the area of Southwest Asia between the Tigris and Euphrates R…
floodplain
the flat land bordering a river
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Study Guide Chapter 3: Mesopotamia & the Fertile Crescent - Sudiksha
chariot
alphabet
Ur
Ziggurats
a wheeled horse-driven cart used in battle
a set of letters or pictures that can be combined to make words
conquered other city-states after Sargon's death; most powerf…
a pyramid-shaped temple in Mesopotamia
chariot
a wheeled horse-driven cart used in battle
alphabet
a set of letters or pictures that can be combined to make words
20 terms
Chapter 3 Study Guide Mesopotamia and the Fertile Crescent Vocabulary
Polytheism
Gilgamesh
Architecture
Ziggurat
The worship of many gods.
King of Uruk a city-state in Sumer, he became a legendary fig…
The science of building
A pyramid-shaped temple in Sumer.
Polytheism
The worship of many gods.
Gilgamesh
King of Uruk a city-state in Sumer, he became a legendary fig…
19 terms
Social Studies Unit 2 Chapter 3: Civilizations in Mesopotamia
polytheism
cuneiform
ziggurat
deity
a religion based on the worship of many gods
a system of writing in which marks are carved into clay tablets
tall brick temple in the center of a city-state
a god that people worshipped
polytheism
a religion based on the worship of many gods
cuneiform
a system of writing in which marks are carved into clay tablets
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Chapter 3 Social Studies - Ancient Mesopotamia
Ziggurant
Agriculture
Fertile Crescent
Canal
an ancient Sumerian or Babylonian Temple
The cultiviation of soil to produce crops
an area of rich soil in the middle east
To carry water from rivers to their fields
Ziggurant
an ancient Sumerian or Babylonian Temple
Agriculture
The cultiviation of soil to produce crops
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Social studies chapter 3 Mesopotamia
where did they live
social order
what was the importance of the rivers
early government
permanent villages in the middle east there they learned how…
king/ ruler... upper class- nobles priests important government…
fertile for growing crops transportation food like a moat for…
early societies were organized into villages small villages m…
where did they live
permanent villages in the middle east there they learned how…
social order
king/ ruler... upper class- nobles priests important government…
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S.S History Chapter 3 Study Guide - Mesopotamia and the Fertile Cresent
Polytheism
Scribe
Urban
Surplus
The worship of many God's
Writer
City
More than they needed
Polytheism
The worship of many God's
Scribe
Writer
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Social Studies Chapter 3: The Fertile Crescent
Fertile Crescent
Mesopotamia
irrigate
city-state
a region with good conditions for growing crops that stretche…
wide, flat plain in between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers i…
to supply water to
independent state consisting of a city and its surrounding te…
Fertile Crescent
a region with good conditions for growing crops that stretche…
Mesopotamia
wide, flat plain in between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers i…
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social studies chapter 3: ancient mesopotamia
What were the two rivers in mesopotamia
Why was the fertile crescent a challen…
What were two agricultural techniques…
Describe how farm settlements became c…
Tigris and euphrates
During heavy flooding whole villages might be swept away by f…
Irrigation made farming easier because farmers could plant fu…
Farm settlements becam city states because of the food surplu…
What were the two rivers in mesopotamia
Tigris and euphrates
Why was the fertile crescent a challen…
During heavy flooding whole villages might be swept away by f…
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Social Studies Chapter 3 Mesopotamia Vocab
reed
scribe
cuneiform
stylus
The hollow stem of a tall grass. Used to make writing stylus.
Professional record keeper.
Wedge shaped writing created by sumerians.
Sharpened reed used to press markings into clay.
reed
The hollow stem of a tall grass. Used to make writing stylus.
scribe
Professional record keeper.
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Social Studies, chapter 3 Mesopotamia, lesson 2
city-state
monarchy
authority
polytheism
n. A city and the farmlands around it.
n. The governing system in which a king or a queen rules.
n. The right to rule.
n. A belief in many gods.
city-state
n. A city and the farmlands around it.
monarchy
n. The governing system in which a king or a queen rules.
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Social Studies Chapter 3 Ancient Mesopotamia
Drought
Surplus
Civilization
Polytheism
A period when not enough rain and snow fall
Having more than is needed for oneself
An advanced form of culture
A belief in many gods and goddesses
Drought
A period when not enough rain and snow fall
Surplus
Having more than is needed for oneself
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Chapter 3 Vocabulary Words Mesopotamia Social Studies
Fertile Cresent
Silt
Irrigation
Canals
An area of rich farmland in Southwest Asia, where the first c…
A soft, light and highly valued fabric developed in China.
A way of supplying water to an area of land.
A human-made waterway.
Fertile Cresent
An area of rich farmland in Southwest Asia, where the first c…
Silt
A soft, light and highly valued fabric developed in China.
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Social Studies Key Terms Chapter 3 Mesopotamia
Fertile Crescent
silt
irrigation
canals
a large arc of rich, fertile, farmland
a mixture of rich soil and tiny rocks
a way of supplying water to an area of land
human-made waterways
Fertile Crescent
a large arc of rich, fertile, farmland
silt
a mixture of rich soil and tiny rocks
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Social Studies Chapter 3 Mesopotamia Section 2
civilization
city-state
ziggurat
polytheism
advanced form of culture that developed in cities
politicl unit made up of a city and its surroundings lands
temple built atop a series of increasingly smaller platforms
belief in many gods and goodness
civilization
advanced form of culture that developed in cities
city-state
politicl unit made up of a city and its surroundings lands
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Social Studies Mesopotamia and the Fertile Crescent Section 3 - Sumerian Achievments
What was one of the greatest cultural…
What did Sumerians use to make cuneifo…
What did earlier written communication…
What made cuneiform special? What coul…
Cuneiform
Sharp tools called styluses to make wedged shaped symbols on…
Pictographs; Each pictograph represented an object
Symbols could represent syllables, or basic parts of words; S…
What was one of the greatest cultural…
Cuneiform
What did Sumerians use to make cuneifo…
Sharp tools called styluses to make wedged shaped symbols on…
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Social Studies Chapter 3, Ancient Mesopotamia
How did developments in agriculture su…
What features of civilization did Sume…
How did writing first develop?
Why were strong rulers needed for a un…
Agricultural improvements produced more food, resulting in a…
Polytheism, writing system, government
As pictographs, then cuneiform.
I honestly don't know.
How did developments in agriculture su…
Agricultural improvements produced more food, resulting in a…
What features of civilization did Sume…
Polytheism, writing system, government
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Social Studies, Chapter 3: Ancient Mesopotamia
Mesopotamia
Floodplain
Silt
Semiarid
N. The area of Southwest Asia between the Tigris and the Euph…
N. Flat land bordering a river
N. Fine, fertile soil deposited by a river
Adj. having a little rainfall and warm temperatures
Mesopotamia
N. The area of Southwest Asia between the Tigris and the Euph…
Floodplain
N. Flat land bordering a river
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