Meaning of Karakoram

Ka•ra•ko•ram

Pronunciation: (kär"u-kôr'um, -kōr'-, kar"-), [key]
— n.
  1. Also calleda mountain range in NW India, in N Kashmir. Highest peak, K2, 28,250 ft. (8611 m).
  2. a pass traversing this range, on the route from NE Kashmir to Sinkiang province in China. 18,300 ft. (5580 m).
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