a river in NW India, flowing SW into the Sutlej River: one of the five rivers of the Punjab. 290 miles (470 km) long.
Ancient Hyph·a·sis [hif-uh-sis] /ˈhɪf ə sɪs/
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The Beas has a fringe of lowland, open to moderate but not excessive inundations, and considered very fertile.
Rice is largely grown, in the marshy flats along the banks of the Beas.
When the warrants reached Beas, April 12, they were found to have departed secretly about the end of February.
Little colonies of Portuguese, like that of Beas, were frequently discovered.
British Dictionary definitions for beas
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