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- n. a mountain range in central Asia that is centered in Tajikistan but extends into Kyrgyzstan and Afghanistan and Pakistan and western China
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The Oxus was swift, cold, and deep because it was fed by melting snows at its headwaters in the high Pamir Mountains to the east.