Definition of Mesopotamia in English:

Mesopotamia

Pronunciation /ˌmesəpəˈtāmēə/ /ˌmɛsəpəˈteɪmiə/

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proper noun

  • An ancient region of southwestern Asia in present-day Iraq, lying between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers. Its alluvial plains were the site of the civilizations of Akkad, Sumer, Babylonia, and Assyria.

Origin

From Greek mesos ‘middle’ + potamos ‘river’.