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Gan·ges(găn′jēz′) also Gan·ga (gŭng′gə)
A river of northern India and Bangladesh rising in the Himalaya Mountains and flowing about 2,510 km (1,560 mi) generally eastward through a vast plain to the Bay of Bengal. The river is sacred to Hindus.
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(Placename) the great river of N India and central Bangladesh: rises in two headstreams in the Himalayas and flows southeast to Allahabad, where it is joined by the Jumna; continues southeast into Bangladesh, where it enters the Bay of Bengal in a great delta; the most sacred river to Hindus, with many places of pilgrimage, esp Varanasi. Length: 2507 km (1557 miles). Hindi name: Ganga
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a river flowing SE from the Himalayas in N India into the Bay of Bengal: sacred to Hindus. 1550 mi. (2495 km) long.
Gan•get′ic (-ˈdʒɛt ɪk) adj.
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|Noun||1.||Ganges - an Asian river; rises in the Himalayas and flows east into the Bay of Bengal; a sacred river of the Hindus|
Bangla Desh, Bangladesh, East Pakistan, People's Republic of Bangladesh - a Muslim republic in southern Asia bordered by India to the north and west and east and the Bay of Bengal to the south; formerly part of India and then part of Pakistan; it achieved independence in 1971
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Ganges[ˈgændʒiːz] N the Ganges → el Ganges
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the Ganges → le Gange
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n → Ganges m
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Ganges[ˈgændʒiːz] n the Ganges → il Gange
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