Definition of Himalayan in English:


Syllabification: Him·a·la·yan
Pronunciation: /ˌhiməˈlāən


  • Of or relating to the Himalayas: the Himalayan foothills
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    • Her Radio 4 has tended to be rolling foothills rather than Himalayan peaks.
    • He is no longer the hermit of Andretta, the village in the Himalayan foothills to which he has often retreated, to reflect, write and paint.
    • The river continues its drop through the Himalayan foothills.


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  • North American A cat of a long-haired breed having blue eyes and a pale coat with dark points, developed by crossing Persian and Siamese cats.
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    • Of that total, 62 percent were ‘Persians,’ a designation that includes Himalayans and colorpoint carriers.
    • They were absolutely adorable, little Himalayans and Siamese.
    • We had two Himalayans and the only way to keep them from getting matted was to bathe them.

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