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  1. a river in N India, flowing SE from the Himalayas to the Ganges at Allahabad. 860 miles (1385 meters) long.
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Also called Jum·na [juhm-nuh] /ˈdʒʌm nə/.
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Historical Examples of jumna

  • I should say that you had best cross the Jumna at Muttra, and ride to Alighur.

    At the Point of the Bayonet

    G. A. Henty

  • Then he plunged up to his neck in the waters of the river Jumna, and began.

  • The sloping country on the bank of the Jumna is full of ravines.

  • They tell us of one on the Jumna, where Brahma himself offered sacrifice.

  • The march, beginning on the Jumna, is now along the united rivers.

    The Bbur-nma in English

    Babur, Emperor of Hindustan

British Dictionary definitions for jumna


  1. a river in N India, rising in Uttarakhand in the Himalayas and flowing south and southeast to join the Ganges just below Allahabad (a confluence held sacred by Hindus). Length: 1385 km (860 miles)
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