Fertile Crescent definition

  • others:
    • A region for the Middle East arching over the north part of the Syrian Desert and extending through the Nile Valley to your Tigris and Euphrates rivers. The civilizations of Egypt, Phoenicia, Assyria, and Babylonia created of this type, which was also the site of various migrations and invasions.
  • proper-noun:
    • A crescent-shaped strip of fertile land stretching from present-day Iraq through east Turkey and along the Syrian and Israeli coasts.
  • noun:
    • a geographical area of fertile land at the center East stretching in an easy semicircle from the Nile into the Tigris and Euphrates

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