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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Jum•naˈdʒʌm nə(n.)

  1. a river in N India, flowing SE from the Himalayas to the Ganges at Allahabad. 860 mi. (1385 m) long.

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  1. Jumna

    The Jumna, named after a tributary of the Ganges in northern India, was a 1,048 ton iron sailing ship built for the Nourse Line, by William Pile of Sunderland in 1867. She was 208.6 feet long, 34.1 feet wide and 20.1 feet deep. The ship was used in the transport of Indian indentured labourers to the colonies, which was a speciality of the Nourse Line.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Jumna

    the chief affluent of the Ganges, which it joins at Allahabad, rises in the Punjab, and flows through the North-West Provinces, having Delhi and Agra on its banks; its course is 860 m., and it falls over 10,000 ft.; its waters are used for irrigation by means of canals, being of little use for navigation.

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