Hindu Kush
or ancient Caucasus Indicus geographical name mountain range central Asia SW of the Pamirs on border of Kashmir & in Afghanistan — see Tirich Mir

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  • Hindu Kush — er den største bjergkæde i Afghanistan …   Danske encyklopædi

  • Hindu Kush — [ko͞osh] mountain range mostly in NE Afghanistan, extending to the Karakoram in NW Kashmir: highest peak, Tirich Mir …   English World dictionary

  • Hindu Kush — a mountain range in S Asia, mostly in NE Afghanistan, extending W from the Himalayas. Highest peak, Tirich Mir, 25,230 ft. (7690 m). Also called Hindu Kush Mountains. * * * Latin Caucasus Indicus Mountain system, south central Asia. Some 600 mi… …   Universalium

  • Hindu Kush — Geobox | Range name = Hindu Kush other name = category = image caption = Mountains of Afghanistan etymology = nickname = country = Afghanistan country1 = Pakistan state = region = Northern Areas district = parent = Himalaya border = highest =… …   Wikipedia

  • Hindu Kush — Hindou Kouch Hindou Kouch Image satellite de l Hindou Kouch. Géographie Altitude 7 690 m …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hindū-Kūsh — Hindou Kouch Hindou Kouch Image satellite de l Hindou Kouch. Géographie Altitude 7 690 m …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hindu Kush — El pico de Tirich Mir, con 7.690 metros de altura. El Hindu Kush o Hindukush, o también Hindu Qūh (هندوکش en persa) es un macizo montañoso de Asia, situado a caballo entre Afganistán y el noroeste de Pakistán. Es la prolongación más occidental de …   Wikipedia Español

  • Hindu Kush — /hɪndu ˈkʊʃ/ (say hindooh koosh) noun the, a lofty mountain system largely in north eastern Afghanistan, extending west from the Himalayas. Highest peak, Tirich Mir, 7748 m. Also, Hindu Kush Mountains …   Australian English dictionary

  • Hindu Kush — noun a mountain range extending to the west of the Himalayas • Syn: ↑Hindu Kush Mountains • Instance Hypernyms: ↑range, ↑mountain range, ↑range of mountains, ↑chain, ↑mountain chain, ↑chain of mountains …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hindu Kush — Hindukusch Der Hindukusch (persisch ‏هندوکش‎) ist ein Gebirge in Zentralasien. Es liegt größtenteils in Afghanistan, der östliche Teil mit den höchsten Gipfeln liegt in Pakistan. Der höchste Berg Tirich Mir ist 7699 m hoch …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hindu Kush — Hin′du Kush′ n. geg a mountain range in S Asia, mostly in NE Afghanistan, extending W from the Himalayas. Highest peak, Tirich Mir, 25,230 ft. (7690 m) …   From formal English to slang

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