a mountain range in S Asia, mostly in NE Afghanistan, extending W from the Himalayas. Highest peak, Tirich Mir, 25,230 feet (7690 meters).
a mountain range in central Asia, extending about 800 km (500 miles) east from the Koh-i-Baba Mountains of central Afghanistan to the Pamirs. Highest peak: Tirich Mir, 7690 m (25 230 ft)
[hin-duh s] /ˈhɪn dəs/ noun 1. Maurice Gerschon [gur-shuh n] /ˈgɜr ʃən/ (Show IPA), 1891–1969, U.S. writer, born in Russia. [hin-doo] /ˈhɪn du/ noun 1. a person, especially of northern India, who adheres to . adjective 2. of or relating to Hindus or . /ˈhɪnduː; hɪnˈduː/ noun (pl) -dus, -doos 1. a person who adheres […]
[hin-doo-stahn, -stan] /ˌhɪn dʊˈstɑn, -ˈstæn/ noun 1. Persian name of India, especially the part N of the Deccan. 2. the predominantly Hindu areas of India, as contrasted with the predominantly Muslim areas of Pakistan. /ˌhɪndʊˈstɑːn/ noun 1. the land of the Hindus, esp India north of the Deccan and excluding Bengal 2. the general area […]
[hin-doo-stah-nee, -stan-ee] /ˌhɪn dʊˈstɑ ni, -ˈstæn i/ noun 1. a standard language and lingua franca of northern India based on a dialect of Western Hindi spoken around Delhi. Abbreviation: Hind. Compare (def 2), . adjective 2. of or relating to Hindustan, its people, or their languages. /ˌhɪndʊˈstɑːnɪ/ noun 1. the dialect of Hindi spoken in […]
/hɪnˈdʊtvə/ noun 1. (in India) a political movement advocating Hindu nationalism and the establishment of a Hindu state