[ sah-yahn ]
/ sɑˈyɑn /
a mountain range in the S Russian Federation in central Asia. Highest peak, Munku Sardik, 11,447 feet (3490 meters).
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British Dictionary definitions for sayan mountains
/ (sɑːˈjæn) /
a mountain range in S central Russia, in S Siberia. Highest peak: Munku-Sardyk, 3437 m (11 457 ft)
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