- a river in NE India, in W Bengal: the westernmost channel by which the Ganges enters the Bay of Bengal. 160 miles (258 km) long.
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The Hugli at this point is navigable both for ocean and river craft.Commercial Geography
Jacques W. Redway
Between the Hugli on the west and the Meghna on the east lies the delta.
They had agreed to reassemble at a place a little above Hugli.Three Frenchmen in Bengal
Has the Faujdar of Hugli power to countermand what the Faujdar of the capital has done?
But there was little or no chance of the same good fortune at Hugli.