[ koon-loon ]
/ ˈkʊnˈlʊn /
a mountain range in China, bordering on the N edge of the Tibetan plateau and extending W across central China: highest peak, 25,000 feet (7,620 meters).
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Also called Kunlun Shan [shahn]. /ʃɑn/.
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British Dictionary definitions for Kunlun
Kuenlun or Kwenlun
/ (ˈkʊnˈlʊn) /
a mountain range in China, between the Tibetan plateau and the Tarim Basin, extending over 1600 km (1000 miles) east from the Pamirs: the largest mountain system of Asia. Highest peak: Ulugh Muztagh, 7723 m (25 338 ft)
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