Definition of Jhelum in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈjāləm/
A river that rises in the Himalayas and flows through the Vale of Kashmir into Punjab, where it meets the Chenab River. About 450 miles (720 km) long, it is one of the five rivers that gave Punjab its name. In ancient times it was called the Hydaspes.

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Syllabification: Jhe·lum

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