[kahr-uh-kawr-uh m, -kohr-, kar-] /ˌkɑr əˈkɔr əm, -ˈkoʊr-, ˌkær-/
Also called Mustagh. a mountain range in NW India, in N Kashmir. Highest peak, K2, 28,250 feet (8611 meters).
a pass traversing this range, on the route from NE Kashmir to Sinkiang province in China. 18,300 feet (5580 meters).
a mountain system in N Kashmir, extending for about 480 km (300 miles) from northwest to southeast: contains the second highest peak in the world (K2); crossed by several high passes, notably the Karakoram Pass 5575 m (18 290 ft)
[kahr-uh-kawr-uh m, -kohr-, kar-] /ˌkɑr əˈkɔr əm, -ˈkoʊr-, ˌkær-/ noun 1. a ruined city in central Mongolian People’s Republic: capital of the Mongol Empire in the 13th century. /ˌkærəˈkɔːrəm/ noun 1. a ruined city in Mongolia: founded in 1220 by Ghenghis Khan; destroyed by Kublai Khan when his brother rebelled against him, after Kublai Khan […]
[kar-uh-kuh l] /ˈkær ə kəl/ noun, (sometimes lowercase) 1. one of an Asian breed of sheep having curly fleece that is black in the young and brown or gray in the adult: raised especially for lambskins used in the fur industry. Compare , . 2. (sometimes lowercase) a Karakul lambskin. /ˈkærəkəl/ noun 1. a breed […]
[kar-uh koom, koo m, kahr-uh] /ˌkær ə ˈkum, ˈkʊm, ˌkɑr ə/ noun 1. a desert S of the Aral Sea, largely in Turkmenistan. About 110,000 sq. mi. (284,900 sq. km). /Russian kəra ˈkum/ noun 1. a desert in Turkmenistan, covering most of the country: extensive areas now irrigated. Area: about 300 000 sq km (120 […]
[kuh-rah-mee] /kəˈrɑ mi/ noun 1. Rashid [ra-sheed] /ræˈʃid/ (Show IPA), 1921–1987, Lebanese lawyer and statesman: eight-time prime minister between 1955 and 1987.