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Doab is a term used in India and Pakistan for the "tongue," or tract of land lying between two converging, or confluent, rivers. It is similar to an interfluve, In the Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary, R. S. McGregor defines it as "a region lying between and reaching to the confluence of two rivers.

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Google previewThe Juvenile (1853)

A doab is a tract of land between o rivers, as the tract lying in the fork â–¡med by the Jumna and Ganges, the icts ...

Google previewGUIDE TO FIELD GEOLOGY (2001)


In the Gangetic Plain the doab is a lowlying land between two confluent rivers. On the other hand , the higher ground between two adjacent river valleys is known as interfluve.

Google previewSalinity management alternatives for the Rechna Doab, Punjab, Pakistan. Volume 5 - Predicting future tubewell salinity discharges

SUMMARY doab is an interfluvial area within Plain consisting of 2.3 million hectares of cultivated irrigated croplands, lying between the Chenab and Ravi rivers. Irrigated agriculture is the major economic activity. There are two crop seasons, ...

Google previewA classical dictionary of India illustrative of the mythology, philosophy, literature [&c.] of the Hindus. [With] (1871)

by John Garrett (director of public instruction in Mysore.)

Lassen calls the Doab the Belginm of India. It is the gateway of the peninsula, where the eastern and western races have always met in battle. Here in later days was fought the battle of Panniput ; and here was laid the scene of that war which ...

Google previewA Classical Dictionary of India (1871)

A tract of land to the east of the Yamuna or Jumna river, in the upper part of the Doab, near the city of Delhi, and the river Saraswati. Hastina- pura was its capital. " The Sarasvati (Sursooty) is an insignificant stream flowing through Sirhind, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1902)

Latest Edition. A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature by Thomas Spencer Baynes

The long strip between the Bias-Sutlej and the Ravi, containing the greater part of the Gurdaspur, Amritsar, Lahore, Montgomery, and Multan districts, is called the Barl Doab. And Rechna Doab is the tract between the Ravi and the Chinab, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Britannica: Latest Edition: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature (1899)

The country between the Sutlej and the Bias is called the Jclandar Doab ; it includes the districts Jalandar and Hushiarpur.

Doab. And Rechna Doab is the tract between the Ravi and the Chinab, embracing the Sialk6t and Gujranwala ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

DOAB; a name which, according to Mr. Hamilton, should include all the territory...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of India (2006)

by Surjit Mansingh


Google previewA Classical Dictionary of Hindu Mythology and Religion, Geography, History and Literature (2013)

by John Dowson

From the Mahabharata it would seem to have occupied the Lower Doab; Mann places it near Kanauj. It has sometimes been identified with ...

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Video shows what doab means. A tongue or tract of land included between two rivers.. Doab Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary. How to say ...

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