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Tian Shan

 (tyän′ shän′) or Tien Shan (tyĕn′)
A mountain range of Central Asia extending about 2,600 km (1,600 mi) east-northeast through Kyrgyzstan, southeast Kazakhstan, and northwest China. It rises to 7,439 m (24,406 ft) at Pobeda Peak.

Tian Shan

(ˈtjɛnˈʃɑːn) or

Tien Shan

n
(Placename) a great mountain system of central Asia, in Kyrgyzstan and the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region of W China, extending for about 2500 km (1500 miles). Highest peak: Jengish Chokusu or Tomur Feng (formerly Pobeda Peak), 7439 m (24 406 ft). Russian name: Tyan-Shan

Tien Shan

(ˈtyɛn ˈʃɑn)

also Tian Shan


n.
a mountain range in central Asia, in Kirghizia and China. Highest peak, Pobeda Peak, 24,406 ft. (7439 m).
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