fertile crescent

listen to the pronunciation of fertile crescent
الإنجليزية - التركية
(Tarih) Mezopotamya'nin hilâl şeklindeki bereketli toprakları
artan verimli malzemeler
الإنجليزية - الإنجليزية
A crescent-shaped strip of fertile land stretching from present-day Iraq through eastern Turkey and down the Syrian and Israeli coasts
(Tarih) Semicircle of fertile land stretching from SE coast of Mediterranean around Syrian Desert N of Arabia to Persian Gulf
A region of the Middle East arching across the northern part of the Syrian Desert and extending from the Nile Valley to the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. The civilizations of Egypt, Phoenicia, Assyria, and Babylonia developed in this area, which was also the site of numerous migrations and invasions
crescent-shaped agricultural region in the Middle East stretching from the Mediterranean Sea through the Tigris-Euphrates valley to the Persian Gulf
an area in the Middle East in the shape of a crescent (=a curved shape) from Israel to the Gulf, including the land around the rivers Tigris and Euphrates. Several important ancient civilizations had their homes there, such as the Assyrian and Sumerian civilizations. babylon Mesopotamia. Region, Middle East. The term describes a crescent-shaped area of arable land, probably more agriculturally productive in antiquity than it is today. Historically the area stretched from the southeastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea around the Syrian Desert north of the Arabian Peninsula to the Persian Gulf; in general, it often includes the Nile River valley as well. Sedentary agricultural settlements in the Fertile Crescent can be dated to 8000 BC. It was the scene of the struggles and migrations of some of the earliest known peoples, including Sumerians, Assyrians, Akkadians, various Semitic groups, Babylonians, and Phoenicians
a geographical area of fertile land in the Middle East stretching in a broad semicircle from the Nile to the Tigris and Euphrates
fertile crescent


    fer·tile cres·cent

    التركية النطق

    fırtayl kresınt


    /fərˈtīl ˈkresənt/ /fɜrˈtaɪl ˈkrɛsənt/

    علم أصول الكلمات

    () Coined by University of Chicago archaeologist James Henry Breasted.


    ... located in part of the Fertile Crescent known as Mesopotamia, ...
    ... The old Fertile Crescent grains like wheat ...

    كلمة اليوم