Ganges definitions

gŭng'gə
A river of northern India and Bangladesh rising in the Himalaya Mountains and flowing about 2,510 km (1,560 mi) generally eastward through a vast plain to the Bay of Bengal. The river is sacred to Hindus.
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River in N India & Bangladesh, flowing from the Himalayas into the Bay of Bengal: c. 1,560 mi (2,511 km)
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Origin of ganges

From Ancient Greek Γάγγης (Gangēs), from Sanskrit गङ्गा (gáṅgā, literally “swift-goer”), from verbal root √gam (“to go”).