Ganges

geographical name
Gan·​ges | \ ˈgan-ˌjēz How to pronounce Ganges (audio) \

Definition of Ganges

river 1550 miles (2494 kilometers) long in northern India flowing from the Himalayas southeast and east to unite with the Brahmaputra River and empty into the Bay of Bengal through the vast Ganges Delta in Bangladesh and India — see hugli

Note: The Ganges is the sacred river of Hinduism.

Other Words from Ganges

Gangetic \ gan-​ˈje-​tik How to pronounce Gangetic (audio) \ adjective

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