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Him·a·la·ya Mountains

 (hĭm′ə-lā′ə, hĭ-mäl′yə) or Him·a·la·yas (-əs, -yəs)
A mountain system of south-central Asia extending about 2,400 km (1,500 mi) through Kashmir, northern India, southern Tibet, Nepal, and Bhutan. The Himalayas include nine of the world's ten highest peaks, including Mount Everest.
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Himalayas

(ˌhɪməˈleɪəz; hɪˈmɑːljəz) or

Himalaya

pl n
(Placename) the Himalayas a vast mountain system in S Asia, extending 2400 km (1500 miles) from Kashmir (west) to Assam (east), between the valleys of the Rivers Indus and Brahmaputra: covers most of Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan, and the S edge of Tibet; the highest range in the world, with several peaks over 7500 m (25 000 ft). Highest peak: Mount Everest, 8848 m (29 028 ft)
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Him•a•la•yas

(ˌhɪm əˈleɪ əz, hɪˈmɑl yəz)

n.pl.
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`a•la′yan, adj., n.
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Noun1.Himalayas - a mountain range extending 1500 miles on the border between India and TibetHimalayas - a mountain range extending 1500 miles on the border between India and Tibet; this range contains the world's highest mountain
Bharat, India, Republic of India - a republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
Kingdom of Nepal, Nepal - a small landlocked Asian country high in the Himalayas between India and China
Sitsang, Thibet, Tibet, Xizang - an autonomous region of the Peoples Republic of China; located in the Himalayas
Anapurna, Annapurna - a mountain in the Himalayas in Nepal (26,500 feet high)
Changtzu - a mountain in the central Himalayas on the border of Tibet and Nepal (24,780 feet high)
Dhaulagiri - a mountain in the Himalayas in Nepal (26,820 feet high)
Everest, Mount Everest, Mt. Everest - a mountain in the central Himalayas on the border of Tibet and Nepal; the highest mountain peak in the world (29,028 feet high)
Gosainthan - a mountain in the Himalayas in Tibet (26,290 feet high)
Kamet - a mountain in the Himalayas in northern India (25,450 feet high)
Kanchanjanga, Kanchenjunga, Kinchinjunga, Mount Kanchenjunga - a mountain the Himalayas on the border between Nepal and Tibet (28,208 feet high)
Lhotse - a mountain in the central Himalayas on the border of Tibet and Nepal (27,890 feet high)
Makalu - a mountain in the Himalayas in Nepal (27,790 feet high)
Nanda Devi - a mountain in the Himalayas in northern India (25,660 feet high)
Nanga Parbat - a mountain in the Himalayas in Kashmir (26,660 feet high)
Nuptse - a mountain in the central Himalayas on the border of Tibet and Nepal (25,726 feet high)
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Translations
Himálaj
Himalaya
Himalaja
Himalája
Himalaje

Himalayas

[ˌhɪməˈleɪəz] NPL the Himalayaslos montes Himalaya, el Himalaya
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Himalayas

[ˌhɪməˈleɪəz hɪˈmɑːljəz] npl
the Himalayas → l'Himalaya m, les Himalayas mpl
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Himalayas

plHimalaya m
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Himalayas

[ˌhɪməˈleɪəz] npl the Himalayasl'Himalaia msg
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References in classic literature ?
But unconsciously his feet drew him away northward and eastward; from the south to Rohtak; from Rohtak to Kurnool; from Kurnool to ruined Samanah, and then up-stream along the dried bed of the Gugger river that fills only when the rain falls in the hills, till one day he saw the far line of the great Himalayas.
Serious trekkers will want to tackle part of the Great Himalaya Trail to see Rara Lake, nearly 10,000ft above sea level, and cross wild flowercarpeted passes to reach Yari Valley and the Tibetan border.
The fast uplift of Great Himalaya after the Middle Miocene resulted physiographic barrier for the wind.
One of the major reasons behind the appearance of trekkers on the trails of Dolpa, and those of neighbouring areas, is the Great Himalaya Trail (GHT).
The holy rivers--Ganga, Yamuna, Saryu, Koshi, and their numerous tributaries originate from the glaciers of the Great Himalaya and flow through the entire UH; present a distinct and suitable place for tourism.
In 2013, it launched a dedicated 'World Cycle Journeys' program and, as of 2011, is the only company to offer the newly mapped Great Himalaya Trail.
Conclusion: Kashmir region is very important related to seismic activity in the Great Himalaya. The history of earthquakes goes back to 1505 in this region.
In July last year, he joined 37 other young people (between the ages of 16 and 20) from across Britain and 13 leaders on a month-long research expedition with the British Schools Exploring Society (BSES) to the Ladahk region in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, which is sandwiched between the Kunlun Shan mountain range in the north and the Great Himalaya to the south.