marijuana, formerly specific to a strain of cannabis that originated from the Hindu Kush region.
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How to use Kush in a sentence
It now seems that the Defense Department can project American power of a sort into the Hindu Kush but not Pikes Peak.Colorado Blazes Remind Us That National Policy on Fire Needs a Fix | Stephen J. Pyne | June 29, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
And so, the American military leadership is left holding the bag, wondering how they got so lost in Hindu Kush.
West of the Dorah pass the general level of the Hindu Kush is a good deal lower than that of its eastern section.The Panjab, North-West Frontier Province, and Kashmir | Sir James McCrone Douie
It commands four, if not five, of the most important passes across the Hindu Kush.
There are one or two circumstances about this exploration of the western Hindu Kush passes which deserve attention.
British Dictionary definitions for Kush
a variant spelling of Cush
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