Sentence Examples

  • The most important channel of the Ganges for commerce is the Hugli, on which stands Calcutta, about 90 m.
  • Below Calcutta important boat routes through the delta connect the Hugli with the eastern branches of the river, for both native craft and steamers.
  • The Ganges is essentially a river of great cities: Calcutta, Monghyr, Patna, Benares and Allahabad all lie on its course below its junction with the Jumna; and the ancient capitals, Agra and Delhi, are on the Jumna, higher up. The catchment basin of the Ganges is bounded on the N.
  • Per mile; from Benares to Calcutta, between 4 and 5 in.; from Calcutta to the sea, I to 2 in.
  • - The first Indian periodical was the Asiatick Miscellany (Calcutta, 1785-1789), probably edited by F.

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