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Brahmaputra

[brah-muh-poo-truh] /ˌbrɑ məˈpu trə/
noun
1.
a river in S Asia, flowing from S Tibet through NE India and joining the Ganges River in Bangladesh. About 1700 miles (2700 km) long.
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  • From this point of confluence, the river becomes very wide and is called Brahmaputra.
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Brahmaputra

/ˌbrɑːməˈpuːtrə/
noun
1.
a river in S Asia, rising in SW Tibet as the Tsangpo and flowing through the Himalayas and NE India to join the Ganges at its delta in Bangladesh. Length: about 2900 km (1800 miles)
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Word Origin and History for Brahmaputra

river in Asia, Hindi, literally "son of Brahma."

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