Definition of Hindu Kush

1. Noun. A mountain range extending to the west of the Himalayas.




Definition of Hindu Kush

1. Proper noun. A mountain range in Afghanistan and Pakistan. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hindu Kush

Hindi
Hindi-Urdu
Hindia
Hindian
Hindley's screw
Hindoo
Hindooism
Hindoos
Hindoostanee
Hindoostanees
Hindoostani
Hindostan
Hindostani
Hindu
Hindu-Arabic numeral
Hindu Kush (current term)
Hindu Kush Mountains
Hindu calendar
Hindu calendar month
Hindu deity
Hindu numeral
Hinduism
Hinduisms
Hinduistic
Hinduistically
Hinduphobia
Hindus
Hindustan
Hindustani
Hindustanis

Literary usage of Hindu Kush

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"Bending back westwards upon itself, the line of Afghan frontier now follows the water-parting of the Hindu Rush; and as the Hindu Kush absolutely overhangs ..."

2. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1885)
"Four Domains;' and besides these, such part of the Hazdra tribes as lie north of the Hindu Kush and its prolongation, defined in the article AFGHANISTAN. ..."

3. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1881)
"The Hindu Kush, throughout the whole length of it visible from any part of the ... The Hindu Kush is crossed by mountain paths at intervals along its whole ..."

4. The Face of the Earth: (Das Antlitz Der Erde) by Eduard Suess (1904)
"Hindu Kush and Pamir. The eastern Himalaya. Burma, Malacca, Sumatra. Summary. SINCE Alexander von Humboldt and Carl Hitter gave us the first outlines of a ..."

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