from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A series of four peaks in the Karakoram Range of the Himalaya Mountains in northern Kashmir. Gasherbrum I is the highest, at 8,073.4 m (26,470 ft), although Gasherbrum IV, 7,930 m (26,000 ft), has been called more difficult than Everest for mountain climbers. The other two peaks are 8,039.8 m (26,360 ft) and 7,957.5 m (26,090 ft) high.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. A mountain in Kashmir, 26,470 feet high.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a mountain in northern Kashmir (26,470 feet high)


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