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Tien Shan

[tyen shahn] /ˈtyɛn ˈʃɑn/
noun
1.
a mountain range in central Asia, in China and Kirghizia. Highest peak, Pobeda Peak, 24,406 feet (7439 meters).
Also, Tian Shan.
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  • The tien-shan is only the first link in a series of mountains which stretch north-eastwards throughout Asia.

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Tien Shan

/ˈtjɛnˈʃɑːn/
noun
1.
a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for the Tian Shan
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