Beas



a river in NW India, flowing SW into the Sutlej River: one of the five rivers of the Punjab. 290 miles (470 km) long.
a female given name, form of Beatrice.
Historical Examples

The Beas has a fringe of lowland, open to moderate but not excessive inundations, and considered very fertile.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 7 Various

Little colonies of Portuguese, like that of Beas, were frequently discovered.
A History of the Inquisition of Spain; vol. 3 Henry Charles Lea

Rice is largely grown, in the marshy flats along the banks of the Beas.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 7 Various

When the warrants reached Beas, April 12, they were found to have departed secretly about the end of February.
A History of the Inquisition of Spain; vol. 3 Henry Charles Lea

abbreviation (formerly)
British European Airways
Bureau of Economic Analysis

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