Definition of Brahmaputra

1. Noun. An Asian river; flows into the Bay of Bengal.




Definition of Brahmaputra

1. Proper noun. A great river in India. ¹

2. Noun. A domestic fowl, the Brahmapootra. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brahmaputra

Bragg peak
Bragg peaks
Bragg scattering
Bragi
Brahma
Brahmacharya
Brahmagupta's formula
Brahman
Brahmana
Brahmanas
Brahmanbaria District
Brahmanical
Brahmanism
Brahmapootra
Brahmapootras
Brahmaputra
Brahmaputra River
Brahmaputras
Brahmas
Brahmenism
Brahmi
Brahmic
Brahmin
Brahminism
Brahmins
Brahmo
Brahmo Samaj
Brahmoes
Brahmoism
Brahmos

Literary usage of Brahmaputra

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1. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1895)
"As regards the still unsettled question of the identity of the Tibetan Tsang-po with the brahmaputra, I have seen no reference, in the bulky publications on ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The brahmaputra forms many islands daring its course ; among wnich that of Majuli, enclosed by the brahmaputra and its branch the Lohit, contains an area of ..."

3. Supplementary Papers by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1889)
"At 11.20 am I halted at a fine large hill stream called the Sa, running down into the brahmaputra (which is some little distance to the SSW below us) from ..."

4. Tibet, the Mysterious by Thomas Hungerford Holdich (1906)
"As has already been pointed out, the brahmaputra and the Indus start from nearly the same point, the intervening watershed between their sources being ..."

5. In the Forbidden Land: An Account of a Journey Into Tibet, Capture by the by Arnold Henry Savage Landor (1898)
"... the central province of Tibet, stretching east of the pass along the valley of the brahmaputra and having Lhassa for its capital. ..."

6. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by Sir William Wilson Hunter (1885)
"where passengers for Assam are taken on board the brahmaputra river steamers. Gauripur, Bagribari, and Lakhipur possess a thriving trade in timber, ..."

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