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Meaning of "Karakorum" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF KARAKORUM

Karakorum  [ˌkærəˈkɔːrəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF KARAKORUM

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Karakorum is a noun.
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WHAT DOES KARAKORUM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Karakorum

Karakorum

Karakorum was the capital of the Mongol Empire in the 13th century, and of the Northern Yuan in the 14–15th centuries. Its ruins lie in the northwestern corner of the Övörkhangai Province of Mongolia, near today's town of Kharkhorin, and adjacent to the Erdene Zuu monastery. They are part of the upper part of the World Heritage Site Orkhon Valley Cultural Landscape.

Definition of Karakorum in the English dictionary

The definition of Karakorum in the dictionary is a ruined city in Mongolia: founded in 1220 by Ghenghis Khan; destroyed by Kublai Khan when his brother rebelled against him, after Kublai Khan had moved his capital to Peking.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH KARAKORUM


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

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE KARAKORUM

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

WORDS THAT END LIKE KARAKORUM

Aquae Mattiacorum
Augusta Treverorum
Augusta Vindelicorum
Canum Venaticorum
Curia Rhaetorum
eriophorum
Gesta Romanorum
Index Librorum Prohibitorum
Lutetia Parisiorum
pittosporum
sanctum sanctorum
schola cantorum
scholae cantorum
the Forum

Synonyms and antonyms of Karakorum in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Karakorum» into 25 languages

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喀喇昆仑
1,325 millions of speakers

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Karakorum
570 millions of speakers

English

Karakorum
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

काराकोरम
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

كاراكوروم
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Каракорум
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Karakorum
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Karakorum
260 millions of speakers

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Karakorum
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Karakorum
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Translator English - German

Karakorum
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

カラコルム
130 millions of speakers

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카라코람
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Karakorum
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Karakorum
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கார்கோரம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

काराकोरम
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Karakorum
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Karakorum
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Karakorum
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Каракорум
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Karakorum
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Karakorum
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Karakorum
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Karakorum
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Karakorum
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Karakorum

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «KARAKORUM»

The term «Karakorum» is normally little used and occupies the 111.958 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Karakorum

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «KARAKORUM»

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1
International Dictionary of Historic Places: Asia and Oceania
Description: Karakorum, once the capital of Genghis Khan's Mongol Empire, lies in ruins scattered in the vicinity of the present-day town of Harhorin. Many of the stones used to build the original city of Karakorum were carried away to build the  ...
Trudy Ring, Robert M. Salkin, Sharon La Boda, 1996
2
Karakorum Himalaya:
This work is intended to bring to the reader's attention the rich literature that exists on the Karakorum Himalaya and adjacent territory, an area that has been the "Crossroads of Asia" throughout history.
Nigel J. R. Allan, 1998
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E. J. Brill's First Encyclopaedia of Islam, 1913-1936
If we exclude the polar regions the largest glaciers in the world are found in this part of the Karakorum. The Siachen glacier is 45 miles long and covers a surface of about 1,000 square miles. The Baltoro, Hispara and Biafo glaciers are only a ...
M. Th. Houtsma, 1993
4
Gneiss Domes in Orogeny
Nevertheless, diapiric ascent even amplified by compressive tectonics cannot explain all the exhumation from 15 km depth to the surface of the southeast Karakorum migmatites. The difference in amount of exhumation since the M2 peak ...
Donna Whitney, Christian Teyssier, Christine S. Siddoway, 2004
5
Scientific Reports
Lygaeidae Schilling Nysius groenlandicus Zetterstedt 1840 iS — Karakorum, Valley Yarkhun, 2.700-3.600 m, August 1955 (A. Ma- russi, Spedizione Italiana al Karakorum ed all'Hindu-Kush). Species probably of circumpolar distribution and  ...
Spedizione Italiana al Karakorum (K 2) i Hindu Kush (1954
6
Contemporary Lithospheric Motion Seismic Geology: ...
The Karakorum Fault and Altun Tagh Fault are the two most prominent strike-slip faults in this region. The former is right lateral ... Karakorum Fault creates a huge escaping tectonics in the eastern side of the Pamir Plateau. The rate of eastward  ...
Ye Hong, 1997
7
The World's Great Adventure Treks
STEVE RAZZETT1 At 5700m ( 18,700ft), the Lukpe La (la is a 'pass') is the highpoint of this seldom undertaken but utterly exhilarating traverse of the northern Karakorum. From the village of Passu on the Karakorum Highway in Hunza to ...
Jack Jackson, 2003
8
High Mountain Pastoralism in Northern Pakistan
Koln (Pakistan-German Research Project Culture Area Karakorum, Scientific Studies 3), 23-42. (1997): High Mountain Food Systems in Transition - Food Security, Social Vulnerability and Development in Northern Pakistan. In: STELLRECHT ...
Eckart Ehlers, Hermann Kreutzmann, 2000
9
Himalaya and Tibet: Mountain Roots to Mountain Tops
The Karakorum crustal unit is usually divided into three subunits, from south to north. these are the Karakorum meta- morphic complex, the axial batholith. and the northern sedimentary series. We have mainly mapped the southern fringe of the ...
Allison Macfarlane, Rasoul B. Sorkhabi, Jay Quade, 1999
10
Mongolia. Ediz. Inglese
Four of these sculptures once marked the boundaries of an- cient Karakorum, acting as protectors of the city (turtles are considered symbols of eternity). The turtles originally had an inscribed stone stele mounted vertically on their back. One is ...
Michael Kohn, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «KARAKORUM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Karakorum is used in the context of the following news items.
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The SCO: opportunities for Pakistan
... Pakistan (CPEC), developing Gwadar Port and Kashgar as a special economic zone, upgrading the Karakorum Highway (KKH) and linking ... «Daily Times, Jul 15»
2
Sports Roundup: Saturday, July 11, 2015
Fourth (3 yo's & up, Six Furlongs)—1 Ubetcha Ima Bumper (Birzer) 8-1; 2 Karakorum Queen (Purcell) 3-1; 3 Commander Sue (Corbett) 6-1; ... «DesMoinesRegister.com, Jul 15»
3
China's “One Belt - One Road” Mega-Project Will Boost Eurasian …
A look at the map discloses that China “hugs” India by building the Karakorum highway to the Pakistani port of Gwadar on the Arabian Sea. «Journal of Energy Security, Jul 15»
4
Gilgit Baltistan: Fabricated Trails against Human Rights Defenders
Another treason case is under adjudication in the chief court of Gilgit-Baltistan against Karakorum National Movement chief Javed Hussain and ... «UNPO, Jun 15»
5
In the footsteps of Marco Polo: the journey that changed William …
But I happened recently to have seen an article announcing that the Karakorum Highway linking Pakistan to China had just been opened to ... «Spectator.co.uk, Jun 15»
6
Is This Country the Sino-Pak JF-17 Fighter's First Customer?
Most notably, Myanmar is also believed to operate 4-10 Karakorum-8 (JiaoLian-8) jet assault and trainer planes, which were also jointly ... «The Diplomat, Jun 15»
7
Earth quake shakes KPK
The epicenter of the quake was monitored around Karakorum region, while 110 km depth was recorded. There were no reports of damage or ... «News Tribe, Jun 15»
8
Love for country
Riding their bikes from Lahore to Islamabad and then to the Karakorum, the documentary portrays the hospitality of the people and facilities that ... «Daily Times, Jun 15»
9
Move over, United States
The all-weather friend has become a brother-in-arms now and Pakistan a frontline ally across the Karakorum Range. The US pull-out has ... «Chandigarh Tribune, Jun 15»
10
Economic incentives for biodiversity conservation devised
The sources said the project area spreads across the Hindukush, Karakorum and Western Himalayan mountain ranges in northern Pakistan, ... «Daily Times, Jun 15»

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