Pamirs

Pamirs

[pah-meerz]
noun
a mountainous region in central Asia, largely in Tajikistan, where the Hindu Kush, Tien Shan, and Himalaya mountain ranges converge: highest peaks, about 25,000 feet (7600 meters).
Also called Pamir.
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Pamirs (pəˈmɪəz)
 
pl n
the Pamirs Also known as: the Pamir a mountainous area of central Asia, mainly in Tajikistan and partly in Kyrgyzstan, extending into China and Afghanistan: consists of a complex of high ranges, from which the Tian Shan projects to the north, the Kunlun and Karakoram to the east, and the Hindu Kush to the west; Ismoil Somoni (formerly Communism Peak) is situated in the Tajik Pamirs. Highest peak: Kongur Shan, 7719 m (25 326 ft)

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