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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.

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)

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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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)
Translations
Himálaj
Himalaya
Himalaja
Himalája
Himalaje

Himalayas

[ˌhɪməˈleɪəz] NPL the Himalayaslos montes Himalaya, el Himalaya

Himalayas

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

Himalayas

plHimalaya m

Himalayas

[ˌhɪməˈleɪəz] npl the Himalayasl'Himalaia msg
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The forests in the bottom of Himalaya range, besides fulfilling the basic needs of 88 percent rural population of Azad Kashmir, guaranteed stability of agriculture and industry of Pakistan, he added.
These forests in the bottom of Himalaya range besides fulfilling the basic needs of 88 percent rural population of Azad Kashmir, guarantee stability of agriculture and industry of Pakistan.
Experts expect that, even in the best-case scenario -- in which the international community does get its act together and cut carbon dioxide emissions to meet the current target of limiting global warming to 1.5 C above pre-industrial temperatures -- more than a third of the glaciers along the Hindu Kush and Himalaya range will still have disappeared by 2100.
Even if carbon emissions are dramatically and rapidly cut and succeed in limiting global warming to 1.5C, 36% of the glaciers along in the Hindu Kush and Himalaya range will have gone by 2100.
Fastest Crossing of Nepal (Completed via Himalaya range): 49 days, 6 hours, 8 minutes
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