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  1. a river in S Asia, flowing SW from N India to the Sutlej River in E Pakistan. About 605 miles (1085 km) long.
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Historical Examples of chenab

  • On the 12th of June, I crossed the snowy range into the valley of the Chenab.

    Western Himalaya and Tibet

    Thomas Thomson

  • The state of Jammu proper, as opposed to Kashmir, consists of a submontane tract, forming the upper basin of the Chenab.

  • On the 14th of May, I crossed a spur from this range, descending into a valley watered by a tributary of the Chenab.

  • Much nearer lay a second range of snowy mountains, evidently that which runs parallel to the Chenab on the south.

  • The Butna, which here joins the Chenab, and up which my road lay, is a large impetuous stream.

British Dictionary definitions for chenab


  1. a river rising in the Himalayas and flowing southwest to the Sutlej River in Pakistan. Length: 1087 km (675 miles)
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