subhimalayan

Himalayas

[him-uh-ley-uhz, hi-mahl-yuhz]
noun
a mountain range extending about 1500 miles (2400 km) along the border between India and Tibet. Highest peak, Mt. Everest, 29,028 feet (8848 meters).
Also called the Himalaya, Himalaya Mountains.

Himalayan, adjective
sub-Himalayan, adjective
trans-Himalayan, adjective
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Himalayas or Himalaya (ˌhɪməˈleɪəz, hɪˈmɑːljəz)
 
pl n
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)
 
Himalaya or Himalaya
 
pl n

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Himalayas [(him-uh-lay-uhz, huh-mahl-yuhz)]

Mountain range in Asia, extending east through Pakistan, India, China (Tibet), Nepal, and Bhutan.

Note: The Himalayas contain the world's highest mountains, including Mount Everest.
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