Sayan Mountains
geographical name mountains S Russia in Asia on border of Tuva N of Altai Mountains

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  • Sayan Mountains — [sä yän′] mountain system in central Asia, partially along the Mongolian Russian border: highest peak, 11,453 ft (3,491 m) …   English World dictionary

  • Sayan Mountains — The Sayan Mountains ( ru. Саяны, Sayany ; Kokmen Mountains during the period of the Göktürks [Bartold, V. V. (1935) 12 Vorlesungen uber die Geschichte der Turken Mittelasiens Deutsche Gesellschaft für Islamkunde, Berlin, p.46,… …   Wikipedia

  • Sayan Mountains — /sah yahn / a mountain range in the S Russian Federation in central Asia. Highest peak, Munku Sardik, 11,447 ft. (3490 m). * * * Large upland region on the frontiers of east central Russia and Mongolia. The mountains form a rough arc stretching… …   Universalium

  • Sayan Mountains — noun a range of mountains in southern Siberia to the west of Lake Baikal; contain important mineral deposits • Instance Hypernyms: ↑range, ↑mountain range, ↑range of mountains, ↑chain, ↑mountain chain, ↑chain of mountains • Part Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sayan Mountains — /sajæn ˈmaʊntənz/ (say sahyan mowntuhnz) plural noun a range of mountains in south eastern Russia in Asia, in Siberia. Highest peak, Munku Sardyk, 3489 m …   Australian English dictionary

  • Sayan Mountains — Sa•yan′ Moun′tains [[t]sɑˈyɑn[/t]] n. pl. geg a mountain range in the S Russian Federation in central Asia. Highest peak, 11,447 ft. (3490 m) …   From formal English to slang

  • Sayan — may refer to:* Sayan Mountains, a mountain range in Siberia, Asia * Sayan, India * Sayan (Bali), a village in Bali * Sayán District, Peru * Sayán, city in Peru; See also* Saïan Supa Crew * Saiyan * Super Saiyan * Sayanim, assist the Mossad …   Wikipedia

  • sayan samoyedic — ˈsäyən noun Usage: usually capitalized both Ss Etymology: from Sayan mountains, range between the Tuva and Irkutsk regions in Siberia : kamasin 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Altai Mountains — For other uses, see Altai (disambiguation). Coordinates: 49°N 89°E / 49°N 89°E / 49; 89 …   Wikipedia

  • chain of mountains — noun a series of hills or mountains the valley was between two ranges of hills the plains lay just beyond the mountain range • Syn: ↑range, ↑mountain range, ↑range of mountains, ↑chain, ↑mountain chain …   Useful english dictionary

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