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A mountain system of western China extending from the Karakoram Range eastward along the northern edge of the Tibetan Plateau. Its highest point is 7,167 m (23,514 ft).
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(Placename) a mountain range in China, between the Tibetan plateau and the Tarim Basin, extending over 1600 km (1000 miles) east from the Pamirs: the largest mountain system of Asia. Highest peak: Ulugh Muztagh, 7723 m (25 338 ft)
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a mountain range in China, bordering on the N edge of the Tibetan plateau and extending W across central China: highest peak, 25,000 ft. (7620 m).
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|Noun||1.||Kunlun - a mountain range in western China that extends eastward from the Indian border for 1000 miles|
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
Muztag, Muztagh - a highest mountain peak in the Kunlun Shan in China; near the Indian border (23,891 feet high)
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