- kashin-bek disease,
- kashmir goat,
- kashmir rug,
Origin of cashmere
Examples from the Web for kashmir
Are the Brogpas of Kashmir in India really the last bastion of purebred Aryans?
In the 1999 Kargil War, the Pakistani army crossed the LOC to seize mountain heights controlling a key highway in Kashmir.
This summer, clashes between Indian and Pakistani troops have escalated along the ceasefire line in Kashmir.
Two years before that, the two countries fought a war in Kashmir around the town of Kargil.
In September, a devastating flood hit her home, Jammu and Kashmir, a state in India.Defying Stereotypes, Young Muslim Writers Find Community Onstage|Julianne Chiaet|October 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Both the Kashmir and English tulips were well out; and the strawberries were in blossom.
The remainder of his troops diverged a little to the right to escalade the breach in the Kashmir bastion.Forty-one years in India|Frederick Sleigh Roberts
I was talking about a very different person—Lewis Haystoun, the author of a foolish book on Kashmir.The Half-Hearted|John Buchan
But perhaps by the unison of pen and brush some faint impression of the loveliness of a Kashmir autumn may yet have been conveyed.
The graceful steeples, of the style characteristic of Kashmir, in the centre of each face are worthy of note.
- cloth or knitted material made from this or similar wool
- (as modifier)a cashmere sweater
from Sanskrit Kashypamara "land of Kashyap," said to be the name of a renowned sage. Related: Kashmiri.
1680s, "shawl made of cashmere wool," from the old spelling of Kashmir, Himalayan kingdom where wool was obtained from long-haired goats. As a name for this kind of woolen fabric, favored for shawls, etc., it is attested from 1822.
A state of India, in its extreme north. When mainly Hindu India became independent of Great Britain in 1947, many of its predominantly Muslim areas split off as Pakistan. Kashmir, a mainly Muslim area, remained part of India, which led to persistent conflicts between India and Pakistan.