Körös

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Körös or Hármas Körös (här´mŏsh kö´rösh) [Hung.,=triple Körös], Rom. Criş, river, c.345 mi (560 km) long, formed in E Hungary by the junction of three headstreams that rise in Transylvania, NW Romania. It meanders west through farmland to the Tisza River at Csongrád. The Körös is used for irrigation.

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