himalayas himalayas  /ˌhɪ mə ˈlaɪ əs/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a mountain range extending 1500 miles on the border between India and Tibet; this range contains the world's highest mountain

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News

  1. Parahawking: Paragliding With Vultures in Nepal

    I’m suspended in a paragliding harness, the majestic Himalayas glowing in the distance and an Egyptian vulture comes to eat from my hand. Surreal doesn’t begin to describe this journey. This trip was a year in the making, a dream born while I was taking my first...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ABC News via Yahoo! News

  2. Paragliding With Vultures in Nepal

    I’m suspended in a paragliding harness, the majestic Himalayas glowing in the distance and an Egyptian vulture comes to eat from my hand. Surreal doesn’t begin to describe this journey. This trip was a year in the making, a dream born while I was taking my first...        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ABC News

  3. Police: American woman gang-raped in India

    Three men were being questioned Tuesday after an American woman in her 30s was gang-raped at a resort town in the foothills of the Himalayas, police in India said.
    on June 5, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

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  1. Clark said that after his ascent of Everest brought Hillary worldwide fame "he set out to support development for the Sherpa people of the Himalayas. His lifetime's humanitarian work there is of huge significance and lasting benefit".
    on Jan 10, 2008 By: Helen Clark Source: Khabrein.info

  2. Beijing's relations with Pakistan were "higher than the Himalayas, deeper than the Indian Ocean and sweeter than honey," Hu said in a nationally televised speech.
    on Nov 23, 2006 By: Hu Jintao Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "The loss of Sir Edmund is a loss for all those who sought to improve our world," Satyanand said. "Through his many achievements in the Himalayas, Nepal, Antarctica, India and elsewhere, Sir Edmund was an important role model. He was a leader...
    on Jan 10, 2008 By: Anand Satyanand Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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