Definition of Kashmir

1. Noun. An area in southwestern Asia whose sovereignty is disputed between Pakistan and India.




Definition of Kashmir

1. Proper noun. A region in the northern part of the Indian subcontinent, between India, Pakistan and China. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Kashmir

1. cashmere [n -S] - See also: cashmere

Kashmir Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kashmir

Kasabach
Kasai River
Kasai operation
Kasbarian
Kasbaryan
Kasetsart
Kashag
Kashaya
Kashgar
Kashi
Kashia
Kashin-Beck disease
Kashin-Bek disease
Kashiwabara
Kashkai
Kashmir
Kashmir goat
Kashmiri
Kashmiris
Kashub
Kashubian
Kasos
Kaspar Friedrich Wolff
Kasparian
Kasparov
Kasparyan
Kaspiane

Literary usage of Kashmir

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1891)
"The Valley of kashmir, surrounded by snowy and lofty mountain ranges, ... The mountains in and around kashmir are chiefly basaltic in character, ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The proportion is now less, owing'to the reduced demand for kashmir shawls, ... A very good kind of paper is made in kashmir. A museum of kashmir products ..."

3. India by Thomas Hungerford Holdich (1905)
"He deserted his Sikh masters and paid for kashmir with money looted from the Lahore ... Thus kashmir became an independent state, after the fashion in which ..."

4. Ceylon: An Account of the Island Physical, Historical and Topographical by James Emerson Tennent (1859)
"Intercourse with kashmir. Possibly the woollen cloths referred to may have ... kashmir, originating in the sympathies of Buddhism, but perpetuated by the ..."

5. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1886)
"The still better known hair- and more valuable kashmir shawl, made either in kashmir kashmir itself or at Ludhiana, and a few other towns ..."

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