from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • See Ganges.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. The river Ganges, especially in deified form.
  • proper n. A female given name used in India.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An old Catalonian name of the lesser pin-tailed sand-grouse, Pterocles alchata, and hence a name of the sand-grouse (Pteroclidæ) in general. See Pteroclidæ and sand-grouse.
  • n. A South American vulturine hawk of the genus Ibycter, as I. americanus.
  • n. Something that can be acquired or obtained without labor.


From Sanskrit गङ्गा (gáṅgā). (Wiktionary)



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