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The mighty Indus River, which flows from the Himalayas down through KPK and Punjab to Karachi and the Arabian Sea, and of which we are so proud, had turned into a raging torrent and burst its banks.
Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  a mountain range extending 1500 miles on the border between India and Tibet; this range contains the world’s highest mountain (Mt. Everest)
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Himalayas Himalayan Mountains
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  • The mighty Indus River, which flows from the Himalayas down through KPK and Punjab to Karachi and the Arabian Sea, and of which we are so proud, had turned into a raging torrent and burst its banks.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • Yoga Janet would make a point of sitting with me at meals, and we would chat about the Himalayas and NewYork and politics.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • And yeah, there was the past twelve years of martial arts training high in the Himalayas.
    Pittacus Lore  --  I Am Number Four
  • Thinking , Himalayas, yak butter, opium dens, and he said, "Well, the Scilly Isles in particular."
    Louise Rennison  --  Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging

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  • After that, the mountains swerve into Tajik-stan and China, later becoming the western end of the Himalayas.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • Ice cream heaped as high as the Himalayas.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • * The psychologist Richard Lynn has even gone so far as to propose an elaborate evolutionary theory involving the Himalayas, really cold weather, premodern hunting practices, brain size, and specialized vowel sounds to explain why Asians have higher IQs.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • But these summits could have belonged to mountains as high or even higher than the Himalayas or Mt. Blanc, and the extent of these depths remained incalculable.
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • They had been old when the Himalayas were first folded out of the level plain.
    James Vance Marshall  --  Walkabout
  • He guessed that the flight had progressed far beyond the western range of the Himalayas towards the less known heights of the Kuen-Lun.
    James Hilton  --  Lost Horizon

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  • Additionally, before leaving for Everest Woodall had boasted on the expedition’s Internet website of a distinguished military career in ks of the British army "to command which he’d risen through the ran connaissance Unit that did much of the elite Long Range Mountain Re its training in the Himalayas."
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • Clearly this instance had to do with word association: Himalayan kitten, Himalayan mountains.
    Amy Tan  --  The Bonesetter’s Daughter
  • You’d think they were as towering as the Himalayas.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • Phaedrus wrote a letter from India about a pilgrimage to holy Mount Kailas, the source of the Ganges and the abode of Shiva, high in the Himalayas, in the company of a holy man and his adherents.
    Robert M. Pirsig  --  Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
  • Geology, looking further than religion, knows of a time when neither the river nor the Himalayas that nourished it existed, and an ocean flowed over the holy places of Hindustan.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Passage to India
  • They followed the rutted and worn country road that wound across the flat between the great dark-green mango-groves, the line of the snowcapped Himalayas faint to the eastward.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • Perhaps this heshang came from one of the mystic sects that wandered through the hills and forests of the Guangze, or from a religious brotherhood in the mountains of far-off Qing Gaoyuan — descendants, it was said, of a people in the distant Himalayas — they were always quite ostentatious and generally to be feared the most, for few understood their obscure teachings.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • In the Himalayas, men have been known to lose their way when the clouds roll in.
    Libba Bray  --  Sweet Far Thing
  • Ms. Richter said they live far away—in the Himalayas or someplace!
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Second Siege
  • He lugged the can of gas up the stairs, toward the door, a Sherpa in the Himalayas.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Safe Haven
  • I followed the Ganges to its source, far up in the Himalayas.
    Lew Wallace  --  Ben Hur
  • She knew the Adirondacks, she had seen the Alps from the summit of Mont Blanc, and had stood under the great black, white-tipped shadow of the Himalayas.
    Zane Grey  --  The Light of Western Stars
  • Nicolas spent a year as a beggar, following the path of the yogis, across the Himalayas, through Katmandu, along the Ganges, and on to Benares, all on foot.
    Isabel Allende  --  The House of Spirits
  • Great China has just announced that she is building in the Himalayas an enormous catapult, to make shipping to Luna as easy and cheap as it has been to ship from Luna to Terra.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • He emanated the aura of such advanced age that one could suppose he might have predated the great Mesopotamian cities of antiquity, the Chinese Empire, and several of the lesser mountain ranges like the Andes and the Alps (being merely a contemporary of the Himalayas).
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • Still the future of civilisation lies, he thought, in the hands of young men like that; of young men such as he was, thirty years ago; with their love of abstract principles; getting books sent out to them all the way from London to a peak in the Himalayas; reading science; reading philosophy.
    Virginia Woolf  --  Mrs. Dalloway
  • From Yunnan in China, from the clattering bright bazaars, crept something invisible in the sun and vigilant by dark, creeping, sinister, ceaseless; creeping across the Himalayas, down through walled market-places, across a desert, along hot yellow rivers, into an American missionary compound—creeping, silent, sure; and here and there on its way a man was black and stilled with plague.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • I see plenteous waters, I see mountain peaks, I see the sierras of Andes where they range, I see plainly the Himalayas, Chian Shahs, Altays, Ghauts, I see the giant pinnacles of Elbruz, Kazbek, Bazardjusi, I see the Styrian Alps, and the Karnac Alps, I see the Pyrenees, Balks, Carpathians, and to the north the Dofrafields, and off at sea mount Hecla, I see Vesuvius and Etna, the mountains of the Moon, and the Red mountains of Madagascar, I see the Lybian, Arabian, and Asiatic deserts,
    Walt Whitman  --  Leaves of Grass
  • With diligence, she could keep her from driving off a cliff in the Himalayas.
    Amy Tan  --  The Bonesetter’s Daughter
  • Indeed? I didn’t realize there would be anything on that scale outside the Himalayas.
    James Hilton  --  Lost Horizon
  • Was that photograph on your desk taken in the Himalayas?
    Libba Bray  --  Sweet Far Thing
  • "They showed the road that leads to—" But Dory interrupted her to say to LuLing, "You can’t drive to the Himalayas from here."
    Amy Tan  --  The Bonesetter’s Daughter
  • By May a barrier of fire would have fallen across India and the adjoining sea, and she would have to remain perched up in the Himalayas waiting for the world to get cooler.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Passage to India
  • Kim thrust open the door and looked at the long, peaceful line of the Himalayas flushed in morning-gold.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • Then I asked if he had ever heard of a cone-shaped mountain almost as high as the highest of the Himalayas, and his answer to that was rather intriguing.
    James Hilton  --  Lost Horizon
  • The lama raises a hand toward the rampart of the Himalayas.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • In the days of the prehistoric ocean the southern part of the peninsula already existed, and the high places of Dravidia have been land since land began, and have seen on the one side the sinking of a continent that joined them to Africa, and on the other the upheaval of the Himalayas from a sea.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Passage to India
  • Up the valleys of Bushahr—the far-beholding eagles of the Himalayas swerve at his new blue-and-white gored umbrella—hurries a Bengali, once fat and well-looking, now lean and weather-worn.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • It was, in a new form, the old, old trouble that eats the heart out of every civilization: snobbery, the desire for possessions, creditable appendages; and it is to escape this rather than the lusts of the flesh that saints retreat into the Himalayas.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Passage to India
  • Thus she had come to him; on board ship; in the Himalayas; suggested by the oddest things (so Sally Seton, generous, enthusiastic goose!
    Virginia Woolf  --  Mrs. Dalloway
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Himalayas [6] , Mt. Everest [5]
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