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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Brahmaputra an Asian river; flows into the Bay of Bengal
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Brahmaputra A variety of the domestic hen better known as brahma. See brahma.
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In literature:

Then there was a Brahmaputra, whose name was called Udayi (Yau-to-i).
"Sacred Books of the East" by Various
There are many monasteries and nunneries in the upper Brahmaputra valley.
"From Pole to Pole" by Sven Anders Hedin
The Brahmaputra had here several ramifications mostly ending in lakelets, and rendering the plain a regular swamp.
"In the Forbidden Land" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
Then he crossed the Brahmaputra in a large ferry-boat, and arrived within seven miles of Lhasa.
"A Book of Discovery" by Margaret Bertha (M. B.) Synge
The Tibetan Brahmaputra is a tributary to the Indian Ganges.
"Creative Unity" by Rabindranath Tagore
Starting from its borders several large rivers break through its rocky ramparts, among them the Indus, Brahmaputra, Irawadi, and Hoang.
"Wealth of the World's Waste Places and Oceania" by Jewett Castello Gilson
It is cultivated mainly in the delta-lands of the Ganges-Brahmaputra.
"Commercial Geography" by Jacques W. Redway
Brahmaputra, the, 408, 409.
"The Political History of England - Vol XI" by George Brodrick
Then it diverges northwards into the lateral valley of the Raka, until the Raka joins the Brahmaputra below Janglache.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 4" by Various
The Ganges, Brahmaputra, Irawadi, and Indus flow into the Indian Ocean.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2" by Various
BAK'ARGANJ, a maritime district and town in Eastern Bengal; chief rivers: Ganges, Brahmaputra, and Meghna.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3" by Various
On either bank of the Brahmaputra a long narrow strip of plain rises almost imperceptibly to the foot of the hills.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 7" by Various
In Tibet, between the sources of the Brahmaputra and the Mekong!
"Caravans By Night" by Harry Hervey
Bengal and Assam, mainly on the left or south, but partly on the right bank of the Brahmaputra.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 5" by Various
The Brahmaputra annually inundates vast tracts of country.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 2" by Various
The division of Dacca occupies the delta of the Brahmaputra, where it joins the main stream of the Ganges.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 8" by Various
The entire northern plain, from the Indus to the Brahmaputra, thus lay under the Mahommedan yoke.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 4" by Various
The rivers all pass through the state from north to south, to join the main stream of the Brahmaputra.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 8" by Various
It occupies the central plateau between the valleys of the Brahmaputra and the Surma.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 7" by Various
The hills south of the Brahmaputra in some parts reach the height of 800 ft.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 6" by Various