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or Hoogh·ly

  1. 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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Historical Examples of hugli

  • 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.

  • Has the Faujdar of Hugli power to countermand what the Faujdar of the capital has done?

    In Clive's Command

    Herbert Strang

  • But there was little or no chance of the same good fortune at Hugli.

    In Clive's Command

    Herbert Strang