Examples from the Web for ganges
The Hooghley, famous as it is, is only one of the mouths of that great river the Ganges, sacred and renowned throughout Indostan.Athelstane Ford|Allen Upward
And he has long matted hair (jata), from which the Ganges flows.
The custom of the country is to burn the body beside the most convenient mountain stream terminating in the Ganges.A History of Epidemics in Britain (Volume I of II)|Charles Creighton
There is a twelfth-century map of the world at Cambridge, which shows Paradise on an island opposite the mouth of the Ganges.Storyology|Benjamin Taylor
The Ganges, though it does not vie with the great rivers of America, is 1,557 miles in length.Across India|Oliver Optic
from Sanskrit ganga "current, river."