- Also called Pa·mir .
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How to use Pamirs in a sentence
In summer, like the Pamirs, they emerge from their winter's sleep and become a succession of grass-covered downs.The Gates of India | Thomas Holdich
However that may be, it is fairly certain that no great amount of trade ever crossed the Pamirs.The Gates of India | Thomas Holdich
Swat itself is a considerable province of Afghanistan, bordering on India, and just southwest of the Pamirs.Golden Days for Boys and Girls | Various
These eastward continuations of the double border-range of the Pamirs are the constituent ranges of the Kuen-lun proper.
The altitude at which other wild sheep are found is, however, very great; on the Pamirs it reaches twenty thousand feet.The Animal World, A Book of Natural History | Theodore Wood
British Dictionary definitions for Pamirs
the Pamirs a mountainous area of central Asia, mainly in Tajikistan and partly in Kyrgyzstan, extending into China and Afghanistan: consists of a complex of high ranges, from which the Tian Shan projects to the north, the Kunlun and Karakoram to the east, and the Hindu Kush to the west; Ismoil Somoni (formerly Communism Peak) is situated in the Tajik Pamirs. Highest peak: Kongur Shan, 7719 m (25 326 ft): Also known as: the Pamir
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