Definition of Kunlun
1. Noun. A mountain range in western China that extends eastward from the Indian border for 1000 miles.
Group relationships: Cathay, China, Communist China, Mainland China, People's Republic Of China, Prc, Red China
Terms within: Muztag, Muztagh, Ulugh Muz Tagh, Ulugh Muztagh
Generic synonyms: Chain, Chain Of Mountains, Mountain Chain, Mountain Range, Range, Range Of Mountains
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Literary usage of Kunlun
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. From the Household to the Factory: Sex Discrimination in the Guatemalan by Judith Sunderland (2002)
"ZHANG kunlun -- AN ILLUSTRATIVE CASE '" Zhang kunlun, a dual citizen of Canada ... 155 Based on Human Rights Watch telephone interviews with Zhang kunlun, ..."
2. The Book of Ser Marco Polo, the Venetian: Concerning the Kingdoms and by Marco Polo, Henry Yule, Henri Cordier (1903)
"Meaning “ With kunlun to starboard, and larboard the Cheu, Keep conning your compass, whatever you do, Or to Davy Jones' Locker go vessel and crew. ..."
3. The Book of Ser Marco Polo, the Venetian: Concerning the Kingdoms and by Marco Polo (1875)
"The chief island is known to the Chinese as the mountain of kunlun. ... "With kunlun to starboard, and larboard the Chen, Keep conning your compass, ..."
4. The Chinese Fairy Book by Richard Wilhelm (1921)
"When the King and his followers had quenched their thirst, they drove on and camped for the night on the slope of the kunlun Mountain, south of the Bed ..."
5. The Book of Ser Marco Polo: The Venetian by Marco Polo (1903)
"The chief island is known to the Chinese as the mountain of kunlun. ... Meaning:— " With kunlun to starboard, and larboard the Cheu, Keep conning your ..."
6. Developments In Steelmaking Capacity Of Non-oecd Economiesby OECD Staff, Secretariat of the Steel Committee, SourceOECD (Online service) by OECD Staff, Secretariat of the Steel Committee, SourceOECD (Online service) (2004)
"Ltd. Qing Country kunlun Iron and Steel Works Dulan county, ... MB16-Jul-03 kunlun Iron and Steel Works, which will be established by Qinghai Xiwang Mines ..."