a mountain range in SW Kyrgyzstan, part of the Tien Shan. To 19,280 feet (5880 meters).
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This valley, the Alai, is broad and open, but full of snow in winter.
They joked about it alai laughed, and Otto was obliged to laugh also.
Hans Christian Andersen
"Jai alai" means "happy festival" in the Basque language, and the game is a very exciting and happy one.
We make our entry into the Alai valley in a howling snowstorm and wade and plunge through drifts.
British Dictionary definitions for alai
a mountain range in central Asia, in SW Kyrgyzstan, running from the Tian Shan range in China into Tajikistan. Average height: 4800 m (16 000 ft), rising over 5850 m (19 500 ft)
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