Altay Mountains

noun
a mountain range in central Asia that extends a thousand miles from Kazakhstan eastward into western Mongolia and northern China
Syn: ↑Altai Mountains
Instance Hypernyms: ↑range, ↑mountain range, ↑range of mountains, ↑chain, ↑mountain chain, ↑chain of mountains
Part Holonyms: ↑Asia

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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