Definition of Khyber Pass in English:
A mountain pass in the Hindu Kush, on the border between Pakistan and Afghanistan, at a height of 3,520 feet (1,067 m). It was for long of great commercial and strategic importance, the route by which successive invaders entered India, and it was garrisoned by the British intermittently between 1839 and 1947.
Definition of Khyber Pass in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan