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Hindu Kush

a mountain range in S Asia, mostly in NE Afghanistan, extending W from the Himalayas. Highest peak, Tirich Mir, 25,230 feet (7690 meters).
Also called Hindu Kush Mountains. Unabridged
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Hindu Kush

/kʊʃ; kuːʃ/
plural noun
a mountain range in central Asia, extending about 800 km (500 miles) east from the Koh-i-Baba Mountains of central Afghanistan to the Pamirs. Highest peak: Tirich Mir, 7690 m (25 230 ft)
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