Himalayas, the

geographical name
Hi·​ma·​la·​yas, the | \ ˌhi-mə-ˈlā-əz How to pronounce Himalayas, the (audio) ; hə-ˈmäl-yəz, -ˈmä-lē-əz\
variants: or the Himalaya \ ˌhi-​mə-​ˈlā-​ə How to pronounce the Himalaya (audio) , hə-​ˈmäl-​yə , -​ˈmä-​lē-​ə \

Definition of Himalayas, the

mountains in southern Asia on the border between India and Tibet and in Kashmir, Nepal, and Bhutan — see everest, mount

Note: Six of the seven tallest mountains in the world are located in the Himalayas.

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