/sal"ween/, n.
a river in SE Asia, flowing S from SW China through E Burma (Myanmar) to the Bay of Bengal. 1750 mi. (2815 km) long.

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  • Salween —   [ sælwiːn, englisch], Saluen, birmanisch Thaulwin, chinesisch im Oberlauf Nu Jiang [ dʒjaȖ], 2 500 km langer Fluss in Asien, Einzugsgebiet 325 000 km2, entspringt in Tibet, wendet sich in China nach Süden, durchschneidet das Shanhochland… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Salween — [sal wēn′] river in SE Asia, flowing from E Tibet through E Myanmar into the Gulf of Martaban: c. 1,750 mi (2,816 km) …   English World dictionary

  • Salween — Vorlage:Infobox Fluss/DGWK fehltVorlage:Infobox Fluss/QUELLE fehltKoordinaten fehlen! Hilf mit.Vorlage:Infobox Fluss/FLUSSSYSTEM fehlt Saluen Der Saluen bei Liuku i …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Salween — Salouen Salouen La Salouen à Liuku, dans la province du Yunnan Caractéristiques Longueur 2 400 km Bassin …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Salween — /ˈsælwin/ (say salween) noun a river flowing from south western China, south through eastern Myanmar to the Gulf of Martoban. About 2816 km …  

  • Salween River — Salween Nujiang River …   Wikipedia

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  • Salween River — Chinese Nu Jiang River, Southeast Asia. Rising in eastern Tibet, it flows generally south for about 1,500 mi (2,400 km) through Yunnan province, China, and eastern Myanmar (Burma), emptying into the Gulf of Martaban of the Andaman Sea at Moulmein …   Universalium

  • Salween (Thanlwin) River —    One of Burma s major river systems, which flows in a north south direction and bisects Shan State. Its headwaters are located in Tibet, and its length inside of Burma is 1,600 kilometers. The Salween empties into the Gulf of Martaban (Mottama) …   Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

  • Salween — geographical name river about 1500 miles (2415 kilometers) SE Asia flowing from Tibet S into Gulf of Martaban in Myanmar …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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