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(Placename) a river in N India, rising in Uttarakhand in the Himalayas and flowing south and southeast to join the Ganges just below Allahabad (a confluence held sacred by Hindus). Length: 1385 km (860 miles)


(ˈdʒʌm nə)

a river in N India, flowing SE from the Himalayas to the Ganges at Allahabad. 860 mi. (1385 m) long.
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Passepartout started off forthwith, and found himself in the streets of Allahabad, that is, the City of God, one of the most venerated in India, being built at the junction of the two sacred rivers, Ganges and Jumna, the waters of which attract pilgrims from every part of the peninsula.
For a description of the Jumna Mission see, Affectionately, Letters from India, 1860-1884.
What do children as young as Jumna and Pooja know about Islam or their own religion for that matter that they'd want to convert?
The 1898 image depicts a procession filing toward the Taj but impeded by the River Jumna, or perhaps merely filing toward the river.
His first film, Jumna Paar, was released in 1946 and immediately established him as a first-rate composer.
Un ejemplo de mirada introspectiva del pasado, es la que detecta cuando intuye a Clare (72) en Delhi junto al padre diplomatico y el Aya, mirando hacia el puente de hierro que atraviesa el rio Jumna.
Lord Krishna is depicted in legend as a boy playing his flute by the banks of the River Jumna calling his playmates away from worldly pursuits to the divine search within.
And in July 1815, when James takes a separate month-long trip to the far north to view and paint the headwaters of the Ganges and Jumna rivers, he is pleased to report that his artist's entourage includes Gurkha and Mewatti territory specialists, twelve Gurkha officers, four clerks, and a number of coolies to carry food, wine, and drawing supplies.
The following day an enormous crowd estimated at nearly one million people lined the five-mile route of the funeral procession to the bank of the Jumna River as the body, draped in the Indian flag, was carried on an army truck while air force planes overhead dropped flowers.
Hermaios lived in history, and so did his wife Kalliope; he reigned over a fragment of the original realms of the Bactrian Greek kings, which once had stretched from the borders of present Iran east to the Jumna (with raids by Menander as far as Patna) and north to the Oxus; under Hermaios only the Kabul valley with its surrounding mountains and the area around Peshawar on the far side of the Khyber Pass remained, though there were times when his dwindling army pushed west to Kandahar and east to Taxila to relieve the pressure of the encroaching Parthians and Kushanas.
Shah Jahan intended to build a similar mausoleum for himself, of black marble, across the Jumna River--the mausoleums to be connected by a silver bridge--but Shiva the destroyer intervened.
The breed is of mixed origin and owes its distinctive features to the imported goats of India's Jumna Pari and Egypt's Zariby type.