What is Mesopotamia?

  • (noun): The land between the Tigris and Euphrates; site of several ancient civilizations; part of what is now known as Iraq.

Mesopotamia

Mesopotamia (from the Ancient Greek: Μεσοποταμία: " between rivers"; Arabic: بلاد الرافدين‎ (bilād al-rāfidayn); Syriac: ܒܝܬ ܢܗܪܝܢ (beth nahrain): "land of rivers") is a name for the area of the Tigris–Euphrates river system, corresponding to modern-day Iraq and to a lesser extent northeastern Syria, southeastern Turkey and smaller parts of southwestern Iran.

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