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Ravi

Ravi (rä´vē), one of the five rivers of the Punjab, 475 mi (764 km) long, rising in the Himalayas, NW India, and flowing generally W into Pakistan, past Lahore, to join the Chenab River, NE Pakistan. Its waters are used extensively for irrigation and were contested by India and Pakistan until 1960, when a treaty on the use of the Indus River waters was signed.

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Ravi

Ravi a river in the north of the Indian subcontinent, one of the headwaters of the Indus, which rises in the Himalayas and is one of the five rivers that gave Punjab its name.

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