the alluvial land between two converging rivers, esp the area between the Ganges and Jumna in N India
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How to use doab in a sentence
Our brothers at Cawnpore may have secured Allahabad and other towns in the doab long ere to-day.The Red Year | Louis Tracy
The greater portion lies within the doab or level alluvial plain between the Ganges and the Jumna.
We left Allahabad at noon, and travelled through the rich valley of the doab, 100 miles, to Cawnpore.Forty Thousand Miles Over Land and Water | Lady (Ethel Gwendoline [Moffatt]) Vincent
The names Punjab, doab, &c., show the root in a clearer shape.
Farukhabad is one of the healthiest districts in the doab, but fevers are prevalent during August and September.