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Meaning of "Karakoram" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF KARAKORAM

Karakoram  [ˌkærəˈkɔːrəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF KARAKORAM

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conjunction
determiner
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Karakoram is a noun.
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WHAT DOES KARAKORAM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Karakoram

Karakoram

The Karakoram, or Karakorum, is a large mountain range spanning the borders between Pakistan, India and China, located in the regions of Gilgit–Baltistan, Ladakh, and Xinjiang region,. It is one of the Greater Ranges of Asia and is considered to be a subrange of the Himalayas. The Karakoram is home to the highest concentration of peaks over 8000m in height to be found anywhere on earth, including K2, the second highest peak in the world 8,611 m. The range is about 500 km in length, and is the most heavily glaciated part of the world outside the polar regions. The Siachen Glacier at 70 kilometres and the Biafo Glacier at 63 kilometres rank as the world's second and third longest glaciers outside the polar regions. Some of the debris-covered Karakoram glaciers are found to be expanding but other ones are retreating. The Karakoram is bounded on the northeast by the edge of the Tibetan Plateau, and on the north by the Pamir Mountains.

Definition of Karakoram in the English dictionary

The definition of Karakoram in the dictionary is a mountain system in N Kashmir, extending for about 480 km from northwest to southeast: contains the second highest peak in the world ; crossed by several high passes, notably the Karakoram Pass 5575 m.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH KARAKORAM


aurum
ˈɔːrəm
cockalorum
ˌkɒkəˈlɔːrəm
decorum
dɪˈkɔːrəm
forum
ˈfɔːrəm
Geminorum
ˌdʒɛmɪˈnɔːrəm
indecorum
ˌɪndɪˈkɔːrəm
jorum
ˈdʒɔːrəm
Karakorum
ˌkærəˈkɔːrəm
Lutetia
luːˈtiːʃə pəˌrɪzɪˈɔːrəm
Mizoram
mɪˈzɔːrəm
pityrosporum
ˌpɪtɪrəʊˈspɔːrəm
quorum
ˈkwɔːrəm
variorum
ˌvɛərɪˈɔːrəm
Velorum
viːˈlɔːrəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE KARAKORAM

Kara-Kalpakia
Kara-Kalpakstan
karabiner
Karachai-Cherkess Republic
Karachai-Cherkessia
Karachayevo-Cherkess Republic
Karachi
Karafuto
Karaganda
karaism
Karaite
Karajan
karaka
karakia
Karakoram Pass
Karakorum
karakul
Karamanlis
karamu
Karan

WORDS THAT END LIKE KARAKORAM

Agram
coram
diagram
dram
foram
gram
haram
histogram
hologram
ingram
kilogram
marjoram
monogram
picloram
pot marjoram
program
ram
sweet marjoram
tram
wild marjoram

Synonyms and antonyms of Karakoram in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Karakoram» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF KARAKORAM

Find out the translation of Karakoram to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
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Translator English - Chinese

喀喇昆仑
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Karakoram
570 millions of speakers

English

Karakoram
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

काराकोरम
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

كاراكورام
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Каракорум
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Karakoram
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কারাকোরাম
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Karakoram
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Karakoram
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Karakorum
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

カラコルム
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

카라코람
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Karakoram
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Karakoram
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

காரகோரம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

काराकोरम
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Karakurum
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Karakoram
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Karakorum
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Каракорум
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Karakoram
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Karakoram
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Karakoram
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Karakoram
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Karakoram
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Karakoram

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «KARAKORAM»

The term «Karakoram» is regularly used and occupies the 90.665 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «KARAKORAM» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Karakoram

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «KARAKORAM»

Discover the use of Karakoram in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Karakoram and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Colliding Continents: A geological exploration of the ...
In this beautifully illustrated book, Mike Searle, a geologist at the University of Oxford and one of the most experienced field geologists of our time, presents a rich account of the geological forces that were involved in creating these ...
Mike Searle, 2013
2
Pakistan and the Karakoram Highway
Describes the history, geography, and people of Pakistan and the Silk Road section of western China and recommends hotels, restaurants, and attractions.
Lindsay Brown, Paul Clammer, Rodney Cocks, 2008
3
Karakoram Highway
Traces the modern highway that follows the route of the ancient Silk Road from Rawalpindi, Pakistan through the Karakoram Mountains to Kashgar, China
John King, Bradley Mayhew, 1998
4
The International Karakoram Project
First of two volumes about the work of 70 scientists who visited the highest mountains in the world in 1980.
Keith John Miller, 1984
5
Karakoram: hidden treasures in the Northern areas of Pakistan
This volume addresses these issues through the description of a series of interventions of territorial planning, environmental protection, recovery of historic buildings and traditional villages and the improvement of living conditions.
Stefano Bianca, Aga Khan Trust for Culture, 2005
6
Across the Frozen Himalaya: The Epic Winter Ski Traverse ...
10 maps, 48 colour pictures. When Harish Kohli and his team of seven members reached the summit of the Karakoram Pass in the early afternoon of 17th February 1995, they had been on the move for twelve gruelling hours.
‎2000
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Karakoram in transition: culture, development, and ecology ...
The Hunza Valley can be considered as an arena of research and development for half a century. With this book the most recent insights are presented in a holistic effort.
Hermann Kreutzmann, 2006
8
The Other Side of Silence: The Lives of Women In the ...
Social geographer Farida Azhar-Hewitt has spent months living in the Karakoram Mountains with the Balti women; now she presents her detailed study and firsthand experience in "The Other Side of Silence: The Lives of Women in the Karakoram ...
Farida Azhar-Hewitt, 2011
9
Karakoram and Western Himalaya 1909; an Account of the ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 edition.
Filippo de Filippi, 2013
10
The Unlisted Legion, Part of Its Witness in the Karakoram ...
Jock Purves. come of this? How could he be so foolish, and so unfaithful to Islam, and to us all? He looked around them all, every eye in the class intent upon him, and ours also. 'You need not be surprised', he said, 'I can read these words ...
Jock Purves, 1977

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «KARAKORAM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Karakoram is used in the context of the following news items.
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Rage against the machine: When necessity drives you to work and …
... in Gilgit-Baltistan prove to some of the more hard-hitting reasons behind a recent surge in road accidents, especially on Karakoram Highway. «The Express Tribune, Jul 15»
2
Even flow: Eid day traffic plan finalised for Abbottabad
Karakoram Highway is being separated into a dual carriageway from Muslimabad to Abbottabad Bus terminal. Traffic personnel would be ... «The Express Tribune, Jul 15»
3
Daring Ice Climbers of New England (PHOTOS) | The Weather …
... climbers in New England train for and dream of climbing larger mountains such as Mount Hunter in Alasaka and K2 in the Karakoram Range. «The Weather Channel, Jul 15»
4
Melting Exhibit Brings Glaciers to London
After the group concluded their most recent fieldwork in Himalayan and Karakoram glaciers, they created the Vanishing Glaciers exhibit as one ... «GlacierHub, Jul 15»
5
Key commanders among 14 killed in North Waziristan air strikes
In a separate statement, the ISPR said that a Slovenian mountaineer named Kajetan Rock Decman who fell sick during Karakoram expedition ... «Dispatch News Desk, Jul 15»
6
Slovenian climber, Kajetan Rock Decman was part of seven …
ISLAMABAD: A Slovenian mountaineer, suffering from high altitude sickness, was rescued from the Karakoram mountain range by a Pakistan ... «DAWN.com, Jul 15»
7
Why Ufa hits home
China has already built the Karakoram Highway through the same “disputed” Kashmir territory, which didn't prevent Modi from visiting China ... «The Indian Express, Jul 15»
8
Too few scientists track loss of Himalayan glaciers
Yet in some areas, such as the Karakoram Range in the west of the Himalayas, satellite data indicates that glaciers are advancing. «RTCC, Jul 15»
9
GB police foils potential terrorist attempt to sabotage CPEC
In a raid, the Kohistan police rounded up a man and recovered arms and ammunition from his possession at Karakoram Highway (KKH) near ... «The Express Tribune, Jul 15»
10
Latest updates from Jason Black's K2 Challenge
The town is surrounded by grey-brown coloured mountains, which hide the 8,000 metre peaks of the nearby Karakoram range. There are three ... «Highland Radio, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Karakoram [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/karakoram>. Aug 2019 ».
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