Dictionary of Pāli Proper Names • G.P. Malalasekera
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1. Āvattagaṅgā.– The name given to the river which, flowing from the southern channel of Anotatta, circles the lake three times before becoming the Kaṇhagaṅgā. SnA.ii.439, etc.
2. Āvattagaṅgā.– A canal that branched off to the south from the Anotatta lake made by Parakkamabāhu I, evidently called after (1). Cv.ixxix.50.