Jihun

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Jihun

  1. The Ceyhan river.
    • 1911, Hugh Chisholm editor, Encyclopædia Britannica, 11th ed., Anazarbus:
      Anazarbus...an ancient Cilician city, situated in the Aleian plain about 10 m. W. of the main stream of the Pyramus (Jihun)
    • 1883, Omar Khayyám, trans. Edward Henry Whinfield, Quatrains of Omar Khayyám, No. 92, page 60:
      Skies like a zone our weary lives enclose, / And from our tear-stained eyes a Jihun flows; / Hell is a fire enkindled of our griefs; / Heaven but a moment's peace, stolen from our woes.