Examples from the Web for himalaya
Rishikesh is now considered the yoga capital of the world but is also a center for whitewater rafting and treks in the Himalaya.Catch Beatles Fever! Ten Essential Travel Destinations for Beatlemaniacs|Lonely Planet|January 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
O daughter of the mountain (Himalaya), this king is about to enter into these mountainous regions.Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 1|Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa
It is a native of Himalaya, where it occurs at elevations of from 5000 to 7000 feet above sea-level.
He was possessed of this idea about going to live in the Himalaya mountains, and nothing could stop him.Nelly's Silver Mine|Helen Hunt Jackson
British Dictionary definitions for himalaya
Word Origin and History for himalaya
from Sanskrit himalayah, literally "abode of snow," from hima "snow" (see hibernation) + alaya "abode." Related: Himalayas; Himalayan.