Sentence Examples

  • During the busy season of rice-export, which lasts from the end of December to the middle of May, the pool forming the port of Rangoon presents almost as crowded a scene as the Hugli at Calcutta.
  • In 1620 one of the Company's factors dates from Patna; in 1624-1636 the Company established itself, by the favour of the emperor, on the ruins of the ancient Portuguese settlement of Pippli, in the north of Orissa; in 1640-1642 an English surgeon, Gabriel Boughton, obtained establishments at Balasore, also in Orissa, and at Hugli, some miles above Calcutta.
  • And 88° 24' E., on the left or east bank of the Hugli, about 80 m.
  • The port of Calcutta is one of the busiest in the world, and the banks of the Hugli rival the port of London in their show of shipping.
  • The water-supply is derived from the river Hugli, about 16 m.

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