Brahmaputra

geographical name
Brah·​ma·​pu·​tra | \ ˌbrä-mə-ˈpü-trə How to pronounce Brahmaputra (audio) \

Definition of Brahmaputra

river about 1800 miles (2900 kilometers) long in southern Asia flowing from the Himalayas in Tibet to the Ganges Delta in Bangladesh — see jamuna, tsangpo

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