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Tien Shan

[ tyen shahn ]
/ ˈtyɛn ˈʃɑn /
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noun

a mountain range in central Asia, in China and Kirghizia. Highest peak, Pobeda Peak, 24,406 feet (7439 meters).
Also Tian Shan.
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  • The Tien-shan is only the first link in a series of mountains which stretch north-eastwards throughout Asia.

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British Dictionary definitions for tien shan

Tien Shan

/ (ˈtjɛnˈʃɑːn) /

noun

a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for the Tian Shan
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