Kashmir
geographical name 1. (or formerly Cashmere) mountainous region N India (subcontinent) W of Tibet & SW of Xinjiang Uygur; includes valley ( Vale of Kashmir) watered by the Jhelum 2. — see Jammu and Kashmir

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