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Name Ganges
Type River
Scripts Γάγγης(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. /ˈɡæn.dʒiːz/(English) /ˈɡæn.dʒiz/(English)
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Meaning & History

From Ancient Greek Γάγγης (Ganges) derived from Sanskrit गङ्गा (ganga) meaning "swift-goer", itself from गच्छति (gacchati) meaning "to go". This is the name of a river in South Asia that flows through India and Bangladesh.
Added 8/15/2020 by HL