Hugli


Hugli

Hugli or Hoogh·ly [hoog-lee] Examples noun

  1. a river in NE India, in W Bengal: the westernmost channel by which the Ganges enters the Bay of Bengal. 160 miles (258 km) long.

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  • The following day the Glamorgan Castle dropped her anchor in the Hooghly.

    The Young Rajah

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • Hooghly water is considered sacred by the Hindus living in this section.

    Seven Legs Across the Seas

    Samuel Murray

  • The ashes are thrown in a lagoon of the Hooghly, or Ganges, River.

    Seven Legs Across the Seas

    Samuel Murray

  • The Hooghly, with its floating corpses, had scarcely moved him.

    Artist and Model

    Ren de Pont-Jest

  • To assist the army the squadron entered the Hooghly, when a body of seamen was landed to attack the fort of Boujee.

    How Britannia Came to Rule the Waves

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • British Dictionary definitions for hooghly Hooghly noun

    1. a river in NE India, in West Bengal: the westernmost and commercially most important channel by which the River Ganges enters the Bay of Bengal. Length: 232 km (144 miles)

    Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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