Brahmaputra



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.
Historical Examples

An Explorer’s Adventures in Tibet A. Henry Savage Landor
From Pole to Pole Sven Anders Hedin
In the Forbidden Land Arnold Henry Savage Landor
Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 2 (of 2) Sven Hedin
Mount Everest the Reconnaissance, 1921 Charles Kenneth Howard-Bury
Caravans By Night Harry Hervey
The Nursery, May 1881, Vol. XXIX Various
Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 1 (of 2) Sven Hedin
Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 2 (of 2) Sven Hedin
Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 1 (of 2) Sven Hedin

noun
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)

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Brahmi

    a script of India that was probably adapted from the Aramaic alphabet about the 7th century b.c., and from which most of the later Indian scripts developed.

  • Brahmin

    Hinduism. Brahman (def 1). (especially in New England) a person usually from an old, respected family who, because of wealth and social position, wields considerable social, economic, and political power. a person who is intellectually or socially aloof. of, relating to, or characteristic of a Brahmin: the Brahmin attitudes of a true aristocrat. Contemporary Examples […]



  • Brahminical

    Hinduism. Brahman (def 1). (especially in New England) a person usually from an old, respected family who, because of wealth and social position, wields considerable social, economic, and political power. a person who is intellectually or socially aloof. of, relating to, or characteristic of a Brahmin: the Brahmin attitudes of a true aristocrat. Historical Examples […]

  • Brahminism

    Brahmanism. the religious and social system of the Brahmans and orthodox Hindus, characterized by the caste system and diversified pantheism. the Hinduism of the Vedas, Brahmanas, and Upanishads. Historical Examples The Round Towers of Ireland Henry O’Brien Pedagogics as a System Karl Rosenkranz The Pirates’ Who’s Who Philip Gosse Optimism Helen Keller The Anabasis of […]



Disclaimer: Brahmaputra definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.