Brahmaputra definition

brämə-po͝otrə
(place) River flowing from the Himalayas of SW Tibet through Assam (India) & Bangladesh, where it joins the Ganges to form a vast delta at the head of the Bay of Bengal: c. 1,800 mi (2,897 km)
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A great river in India.
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A river of southern Asia rising in the Himalaya Mountains of southwest Tibet and flowing about 2,900 km (1,800 mi) east then south and west through northeast India to join the Ganges River and form a vast delta in central Bangladesh.
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A domestic fowl, the Brahmapootra.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
brahmaputra
Plural:
brahmaputras

Origin of brahmaputra

  • Sanskrit ब्रह्मपुत्र (brahmaputra, “son of Brahma”), from ब्रह्मा (brahmā, “Brahma”) + पुत्र (putra, “son”)

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