Brahmaputra

[ brah-muh-poo-truh ]
/ ˌbrɑ məˈpu trə /

noun

a river in S Asia, flowing from S Tibet through NE India and joining the Ganges River in Bangladesh. About 1,800 miles (2,900 km) long.

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Brahmaputra
/ (ˌbrɑːməˈpuːtrə) /

noun

a river in S Asia, rising in SW Tibet as the Tsangpo and flowing through the Himalayas and NE India to join the Ganges at its delta in Bangladesh. Length: about 2900 km (1800 miles)
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