Definition of Karakoram in English:


proper noun

  • A mountain system in central Asia that extends more than 300 miles (480 km) southeast from Afghanistan to Kashmir and that forms part of the borders of India and Pakistan with China. One of the highest mountain systems in the world, it consists of a group of parallel ranges that form a westward continuation of the Himalayas, with many peaks over 26,000 feet (7,900 m), the highest being K2.



/ˌkerəˈkôrəm/ /ˌkɛrəˈkɔrəm/