from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, relating to, or indigenous to the Himalaya Mountains.
  • noun A variety of the Persian cat having long white fur with dark markings on the face, ears, feet, and tail.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or belonging to the Himalayas, a mountain-chain on the borders of British India and Tibet, and extending through Cashmere, Nepâl, etc. It contains the highest known summits in the world.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to the Himalayas, the great mountain chain in Asia.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or relating to the Himalayas.
  • adjective figuratively huge, gigantic, enormously large
  • noun An inhabitant of the Himalayas.
  • noun A domestic cat breed similar to (and, in some places, considered a variety of) the Persian breed.

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

  • adjective of or relating to the Himalayas


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