Himalayas


Himalayas
n. mountain range between India and Tibet

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Himalayas — [him΄ə lā′əz, hi mäl′yəz] mountain system of SC Asia, extending along the Indian Tibetan border and through Pakistan, Nepal, & Bhutan: highest peak, Mt. Everest: also Himalaya Mountains …   English World dictionary

  • Himalayas — Himalayan, adj. /him euh lay euhz, hi mahl yeuhz/, n. the, a mountain range extending about 1500 mi. (2400 km) along the border between India and Tibet. Highest peak, Mt. Everest, 29,028 ft. (8848 m). Also called the Himalaya, Himalaya Mountains …   Universalium

  • Himalayas — Geobox|Range name=Himalayas image caption=The north face of Mount Everest as seen from the path to the base camp in Tibet country=Bhutan| country1=Tibet (invaded by PRC) | country2=India| country3=Nepal| country4=Pakistan| country5 = Burma |… …   Wikipedia

  • Himalayas — Him|a|lay|as the Himalayas a long ↑range of mountains in southern Asia which includes the highest mountain in the world, Mount ↑Everest, and other mountains which only very experienced climbers try to climb …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Himalayas — noun A mountain range of south central Asia extending about 2,414 km (1,500 mi) through Kashmir, northern India, southern Xizang (Tibet), Nepal, Sikkim …   Wiktionary

  • HIMALAYAS —    ( the abode of snow ), a stupendous mountain chain stretching 1500 m. along the northern frontier of India, and dividing that country from Thibet; forty five of its peaks attain a greater height than those of any other mountain system in the… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Himalayas — mtn. range. CEN. Asia …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Himalayas — Him•a•la•yas [[t]ˌhɪm əˈleɪ əz, hɪˈmɑl yəz[/t]] n. pl. geg the, a mountain range extending about 1500 mi. (2400 km) along the border between India and Tibet. Highest peak, Mt. Everest, 29,028 ft. (8848 m). Also called Him′ala′ya Moun′tains Him… …   From formal English to slang

  • Himalayas — /hɪməˈleɪəz/ (say himuh layuhz) plural noun the, a lofty mountain system extending about 2400 km along the border between India and the Xizang AR (Tibet). Highest peak (in the world), Mt Everest, 8848 m. Also, the Himalaya, Himalaya Mountains.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Himalayas —   Himela …   English-Hawaiian dictionary


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