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Tien Shan

Syllabification: Tien Shan
Pronunciation: /ˈtyen ˈSHän
 
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(also Tian Shan)

Definition of Tien Shan in English:

A range of mountains that lies north of the Tarim Basin in the Xinjiang autonomous region and eastern Kyrgyzstan. Extending for about 1,500 miles (2,500 km), it rises to 24,406 feet (7,439 m) at Pik Pobedy.

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