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Hoogh·ly

or Hu·gli  (ho͞o′glē)
A channel, about 240 km (150 mi) long, of the Ganges River in eastern India. The westernmost channel on the Ganges Delta, it connects Kolkata with the Bay of Bengal.
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Hooghly

(ˈhuːɡlɪ)
n
(Placename) a river in NE India, in West Bengal: the westernmost and commercially most important channel by which the River Ganges enters the Bay of Bengal. Length: 232 km (144 miles)
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Hoogh•ly

or Hug•li

(ˈhug li)

n.
a river in NE India, in W Bengal: the westernmost channel by which the Ganges enters the Bay of Bengal. 120 mi. (195 km) long.
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