- a river in S Asia, flowing W and SW from SW Tibet through NW India into the Indus River in Pakistan. 900 miles (1450 km) long.
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At the booking-office he was told that the special train for the Sutlej had just gone.
The train for the Sutlej must have had a narrow shave of meeting it.
It was empty—the Sutlej had left it only three-quarters of an hour ago.
If the Sutlej had sailed—well, that, too, was the leading and the light.
The Sutlej had sailed, ten minutes before the time anticipated.
- a river in S Asia, rising in SW Tibet and flowing west through the Himalayas: crosses Himachal Pradesh and the Punjab (India), enters Pakistan, and joins the Chenab west of Bahawalpur: the longest of the five rivers of the Punjab. Length: 1368 km (850 miles)