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Hindu Kush

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Pronunciation: /ˌhɪnduː ˈkuːʃ
 
, ˈkʊʃ/

Definition of Hindu Kush in English:

A range of high mountains in northern Pakistan and Afghanistan, forming a westward continuation of the Himalayas. Several peaks exceed 6,150 m (20,000 ft), the highest being Tirich Mir.

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