Pamir Mountains

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Noun1.Pamir Mountains - a mountain range in central Asia that is centered in Tajikistan but extends into Kyrgyzstan and Afghanistan and Pakistan and western China
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Cathay, China, Communist China, mainland China, People's Republic of China, PRC, Red China - a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Pakistan, West Pakistan - a Muslim republic that occupies the heartland of ancient south Asian civilization in the Indus River valley; formerly part of India; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
Kirgizia, Kirgizstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Kyrgyzstan, Kirghizia, Kirghizstan, Kirgiz, Kirghiz - a landlocked republic in west central Asia bordering on northwestern China; formerly an Asian soviet but became independent in 1991
Republic of Tajikistan, Tadjik, Tadzhikistan, Tajikistan, Tajik, Tadzhik - a landlocked mountainous republic in southeast central Asia to the north of Afghanistan; formerly an Asian soviet
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According to the Suishu (completed 636) and Beishi (completed 659), the Nuguo is located south of the Congling mountains (the Pamirs), (37) according to the Suishu it lies 3000 li south of Khotan (this is the same distance as for Suvarnagotra).
The name Congling usually appears with reference to the Pamirs, particularly the mountain tract west and south-west of Kashgar, but it is possible that parts of the adjacent chains could be subsumed under this name.
71) This even more so, if the Congling range comprised also the Hindukush, see note 37 above.