Definitions for "Fertile crescent"
First used by Henry Breasted a 19th century scholar. The area of land arching from the Persian Gulf over the watersheds of the Tigris and Euphrates river in Iraq through the western coast of the Mediterranean into Egypt.
Area between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers in the Near East; some of the earliest documented sites of agriculture.
a geographical area of fertile land in the Middle East stretching in a broad semicircle from the Nile to the Tigris and Euphrates