Pamirs

geographical name
Pa·​mirs | \ pə-ˈmirz How to pronounce Pamirs (audio) \
variants: or Pamir \ pə-​ˈmir How to pronounce Pamir (audio) \

Definition of Pamirs

mountain region of central Asia in Tajikistan and on the borders of the Xinjiang Uygur region of China, the Kashmir region of India, and Afghanistan and from which radiate the Tian Shan mountain system to the north, the Kunlun Mountians and the Karakoram Range to the east, and the Hindu Kush mountain range to the west

Note: There are many peaks in the Pamirs that are over 20,000 feet (6095 meters) high.

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