Sayan Mountains


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Sayan Mountains

(sɑːˈjæn)
pl n
(Placename) a mountain range in S central Russia, in S Siberia. Highest peak: Munku-Sardyk, 3437 m (11 457 ft)

Sa•yan′ Moun′tains

(sɑˈyɑn)
n.pl.
a mountain range in the S Russian Federation in central Asia. Highest peak, 11,447 ft. (3490 m).
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Noun1.Sayan Mountains - a range of mountains in southern Siberia to the west of Lake Baikal; contain important mineral deposits
Siberia - a vast Asian region of Russia; famous for long cold winters
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