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Or 'Ajairub; by Persians called Āb-i-Girub آب كيرب. A considerable permanent stream in the Dizfūl District of 'Arabistān , having its source in a spring near the village of Qal'eh Qāzi, and joining the Diz river on its left bank some 3 or 4 miles below Kūt 'Abdush Shāh. The villages of Qāzi, Shama'ūn and Biyāwtiyūn are irrigated by the 'Ajīrub, which also forms the border between the portion of the Kāthīr tribe under Shaikh Farhān Asad on the east and those under Shaikh Haidar on the west.

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“AJĪRUB”, in: Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf, Oman and Central Arabia Online, Edited by: Brill. Consulted online on 16 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-447X_loro_COM_040022>
First published online: 2015

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