- the, a mountain range extending about 1500 miles (2400 km) along the border between India and Tibet. Highest peak, Mt. Everest, 29,028 feet (8848 meters).
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Conquered and persecuted by the Brahmans, they emigrated by thousands to Ceylon and the trans-Himalayan districts.From the Caves and Jungles of Hindostan
Helena Pretrovna Blavatsky
The Romish missionaries of later times made repeated attempts to establish themselves in the Trans-Himalayan regions.
It has, then, been my lot to cross eight Trans-Himalayan passes, while seven have been crossed by other travellers.Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 2 (of 2)
There are no true lynxes in India proper; we must look to the colder Trans-Himalayan countries for them.Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon
Robert A. Sterndale
- the Himalayas a vast mountain system in S Asia, extending 2400 km (1500 miles) from Kashmir (west) to Assam (east), between the valleys of the Rivers Indus and Brahmaputra: covers most of Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan, and the S edge of Tibet; the highest range in the world, with several peaks over 7500 m (25 000 ft). Highest peak: Mount Everest, 8848 m (29 028 ft)