Khyber Pass

Khy|ber Pass
the Khyber Pass
a steep road that goes through mountains and joins Pakistan and Afghanistan. For centuries it was the main road to India from the West.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • Khyber Pass — [kī′bər] mountain pass in a range of the Hindu Kush, between Afghanistan & Pakistan: c. 33 mi (53 km) long …   English World dictionary

  • Khyber Pass — the arse …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • Khyber Pass — the chief mountain pass between Pakistan and Afghanistan, W of Peshawar. 33 mi. (53 km) long; 6825 ft. (2080 m) high. Also, Khaibar Pass. * * * Pass in the Spīn Ghār (Safīd Kūh) Range on the border between Afghanistan and Pakistan. About 33 mi… …   Universalium

  • Khyber Pass — Infobox Mountain Pass Name = Khyber Pass Photo = KhyberPassPakistan.jpg Caption =Looking back towards Pakistan, on the Pakistan side of the Khyber Pass Elevation = FORMATNUM:1070 m Location = Pakistan/Afghanistan Range = Safed Koh Coordinates… …   Wikipedia

  • Khyber-Pass — Karte mit dem Chaiber Pass Der 1.070 m hohe Chaiber Pass (auch: Khaiberpass, englisch: Khyber Pass) ist der wichtigste Bergpass des Hindukusch und eine geographisch, historisch und wirtschaftlich wichtige Verbindung zwischen Zentralasien und dem… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • khyber pass — I Australian Slang Khyber Pass the arse II Cockney Rhyming Slang Arse Stick it up your khyber …   English dialects glossary

  • Khyber Pass — Passe de Khyber Passe de Khyber Altitude 1072 m Massif …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Khyber Pass — noun a mountain pass of great strategic and commercial value in the Hindu Kush on the border between northern Pakistan and western Afghanistan; a route by which invaders entered India • Instance Hypernyms: ↑pass, ↑mountain pass, ↑notch • Part… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Khyber Pass — Khy′ber Pass′ [[t]ˈkaɪ bər[/t]] n. geg the chief mountain pass between Pakistan and Afghanistan, W of Peshawar. 33 mi. (53 km) long; 6825 ft. (2080 m) high …   From formal English to slang

  • Khyber Pass — /kaɪbə ˈpas/ (say kuybuh pahs) noun the chief mountain pass between Pakistan and Afghanistan. 53 km long; 2080 m high. Also, Khaibar Pass …   Australian English dictionary


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