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

Definition of Himalayan in English:


Of or relating to the Himalayas: the Himalayan foothills
More example sentences
  • 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.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with Himalayan

Eritrean, Ghanaian, Malayan, Tigrayan
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