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Sutlej

Line breaks: Sut¦lej
Pronunciation: /ˈsʌtlɪdʒ
 
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Definition of Sutlej in English:

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

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