from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A mountain system of central Asia, mostly in eastern Kazakhstan and south-central Russia but also extending into western Mongolia and northern China. It rises to 4,508.8 m (14,783 ft) at Belukha.
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- n. a mountain range in central Asia that extends a thousand miles from Kazakhstan eastward into western Mongolia and northern China
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