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Sutlej

Syllabification: Sut·lej
Pronunciation: /ˈsətlij
 
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Definition of Sutlej in English:

A river in northern India and Pakistan that rises in the Himalayas in southwestern Tibet and flows for 900 miles (1,450 km) west through India into Punjab province in Pakistan, where it joins the Chenab River to form the Panjnad River, which eventually joins the Indus River. It is one of the five rivers that gave Punjab its name.

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