from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A region of Jammu and Kashmir in India and Pakistan on the border of China. The site of a Tibetan kingdom during the 1600s, it was annexed by the maharaja of Jammu in 1834.

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  • proper noun A predominately Buddhist area of Jammu and Kashmir, India
  • proper noun A region in the north-eastern part of the disputed territories of Indian-controlled Jammu and Kashmir and the Northern Areas of Baltistan.


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