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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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