Himalayas, the

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geographical name Hi·ma·la·yas, the \ˌhi-mə-ˈlā-əz; hə-ˈmäl-yəz, -ˈmä-lē-əz\
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Definition of Himalayas, the

  1. mountains in southern Asia on the border between India and Tibet and in Kashmir, Nepal, and Bhutan — see everest, mount Six of the seven tallest mountains in the world are located in the Himalayas.


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