Definition of Tigris in English:

Tigris

proper noun

  • A river in SW Asia, the more easterly of the two rivers of ancient Mesopotamia. It rises in the mountains of eastern Turkey and flows 1,850 km (1,150 miles) south-eastwards through Iraq, passing through Baghdad, to join the Euphrates, forming the Shatt al-Arab, which flows into the Persian Gulf.

Pronunciation:

Tigris

/ˈtʌɪɡrɪs/