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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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The view of Katpana Lake in Skardu and its surroundings is superb, it is a marvelous natural blend with Katpana cold desert on one side and Katapana Lake adjoined by Indus River and mighty mountains of Karakorum Range and the Himalayan Range on the other.
Situated at an elevation of 7,077 metres (23,219 feet), Mount Kun is the second highest summit of the Nun-Kun mountain massif in the Eastern Himalayan Range, located near the Suru Valley, on the Kargil-Zanskar road.
Then the view of katpana lake and its surroundings is supurb-It is a marvellous natural blend with Katpana cold desert on one side then Katapana lake adjoined by Indus river and mighty mountains of Karakorum range on one side and the Himalayan range on the other.
'These forests in the bottom of the Himalayan range fulfil the basic needs of 88 per cent rural population of Azad Kashmir and guarantee stability of agriculture and industry of Pakistan.'
A shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva, Kedamath Temple is located in the Garhwal Himalayan Range. It is not directly accessible by road.
And they confirmed that, with monsoon season "in full force", efforts to retrieve his body from the Himalayan range he died on have been stood down amid fears for the safety of rescue teams.
Commenting on the research, Dr Hamish Pritchard from the British Antarctic Survey, said: "What's new here is being able to see how the melting of glaciers across the whole Himalayan range has increased due to climate change.
Surrounded by vast stretches of ice and snow in sub-zero temperatures (-25AC), she became the first Omani woman to scale Mt Everest, the tallest peak in the world in the Himalayan range.
Nestled in the breathtakingly beautiful Himalayan range, the Valley of Kashmir reeks of stench of Indian violence against Kashmiris legitimate call for the grant and exercise of their right to self-determination.
The latest International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development assessment released last month finds that even if the world manages to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius, around a third of the glaciers along the Hindu Kush and Himalayan range will melt by the end of this century.
This timely intervention can save not only the beautiful rice terrace landscape remaining in the mid hills of the Great Himalayan Range, but also contribute substantially to the national food and nutrition security.
These little-known items from this country included printed stamps showing a number of designs that included a 'winged effigy over mountains', 'Mount Everest', 'Nepalese Buildings' and a 'plane flying over the Himalayan Range'.