Nanga Parbat

[ nuhng-guh-puhr-buht ]

noun
  1. a mountain in NW Kashmir, in the Himalayas. 26,660 feet (8,125 meters).

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How to use Nanga Parbat in a sentence

  • From roaring avalanches to rock falls and rotten ice, Sher had already imagined a dozen ways to die on Nanga Parbat.

    Death on Killer Mountain | Amanda Padoan | July 6, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • Few days were there during our stay in the Nanga Parbat region that were clear after 10 A.M., and this morning was no exception.

  • And above all will soar Nanga Parbat, looking at sunset like a pearly island rising from an ocean of ruddy light.

    Kashmir | Sir Francis Edward Younghusband
  • Then from the summer-house in our garden, in the early morning, 106 to feast my eyes on Nanga Parbat was a perpetual delight.

    Kashmir | Sir Francis Edward Younghusband
  • Throughout a circle of 120 miles' diameter Nanga Parbat surpasses all other summits by more than 9000 feet.

    Kashmir | Sir Francis Edward Younghusband
  • K2 is not so massive a mountain as Kinchinjunga and Nanga Parbat.

    Kashmir | Sir Francis Edward Younghusband

British Dictionary definitions for Nanga Parbat

Nanga Parbat

/ (ˈnʌŋɡə ˈpɑːbʌt) /


noun
  1. a mountain in N India, in NW Kashmir in the W Himalayas. Height: 8126 m (26 660 ft)

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