Definitions for nanda deviˈnʌn dɑ ˈdeɪ vi
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Nan•da De•viˈnʌn dɑ ˈdeɪ vi(n.)
a mountain in N India, in Uttar Pradesh: a peak of the Himalayas. 25,645 ft. (7817 m).
Category: Geography (places)
a mountain in the Himalayas in northern India (25,660 feet high)
Nanda Devi is the second highest mountain in India and the highest entirely within the country; owing to this geography it was considered the highest known mountain in the world until computations on Dhaulagiri by western surveyors in 1808. It was also the highest mountain in India before Sikkim joined the Indian Union. It is part of the Kumaon Himalayas, and is located in the state of Uttarakhand, between the Rishiganga valley on the west and the Goriganga valley on the east. Its name means Bliss-Giving Goddess. The peak is regarded as the patron-goddess of the Uttarakhand Himalaya.
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