Himalayan

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1Hi·ma·la·yan

adjective \ˌhi-mə-ˈlā-ən, hi-ˈmäl-yən, -ˈmä-lē-ən\

Definition of HIMALAYAN

1
:  of, relating to, or resembling the Himalayas
2
:  enormously large :  mountainous <a task of Himalayan proportions>

Examples of HIMALAYAN

  1. <as military blunders go, the disastrous Pickett's Charge was of Himalayan proportions>

First Known Use of HIMALAYAN

1835

2Himalayan

noun

Definition of HIMALAYAN

:  any of a breed of domestic cats developed by crossing the Persian and the Siamese and having the stocky build and long thick coat of the former and the blue eyes and coat patterns of the latter

Illustration of HIMALAYAN

First Known Use of HIMALAYAN

1949

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