- a river in N India, flowing SE from the Himalayas to the Ganges at Allahabad. 860 miles (1385 meters) long.
Also called Jum·na [juhm-nuh] /ˈdʒʌm nə/.
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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.Woman's Work in Music
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.Sagas from the Far East
The march, beginning on the Jumna, is now along the united rivers.The Bbur-nma in English
Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
- 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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