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Tien Shan(tyĕn′ shän′)
See Tian Shan.
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(Placename) a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for the Tian Shan
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Tien Shan(ˈtyɛn ˈʃɑn)
also Tian Shan
a mountain range in central Asia, in Kirghizia and China. Highest peak, Pobeda Peak, 24,406 ft. (7439 m).
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|Noun||1.||Tien Shan - a major mountain range of central Asia; extends 1,500 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
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
Russian Federation, Russia - a federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state
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