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

  • A mountainous region of south-central Asia mostly in Tajikistan with extensions in northern Afghanistan, northern Kashmir, and western China. The Pamirs rise to 7,500 m (24,590 ft) at Communism Peak.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A mountain range in Central Asia.
  • proper n. A group of languages spoken in the Pamir mountains.


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