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Definitions for kashmirˈkæʒ mɪər, ˈkæʃ-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Kashmir, Cashmere, Jammu and Kashmir(noun)

    an area in southwestern Asia whose sovereignty is disputed between Pakistan and India


  1. Kashmir(ProperNoun)

    A region in the northern part of the Indian subcontinent, between India, Pakistan and China.


  1. Kashmir

    Kashmir is the northwestern region of the Indian subcontinent. It is also called and known as the Heaven on Earth because of its natural widespread beauty. Until the mid-19th century, the term Kashmir geographically denoted only the valley between the Great Himalayas and the Pir Panjal mountain range. Today, it denotes a larger area that includes the Indian-administered state of Jammu and Kashmir, the Pakistan-administered territories of Azad Kashmir and Gilgit–Baltistan, and the Chinese-administered regions of Aksai Chin and the Trans-Karakoram Tract. In the first half of the first millennium, the Kashmir region became an important centre of Hinduism and later of Buddhism; later still, in the ninth century, Kashmir Shaivism arose. In 1349, Shah Mir became the first Muslim ruler of Kashmir and inaugurated the Salatin-i-Kashmir or Swati dynasty. For the next five centuries, Muslim monarchs ruled Kashmir, including the Mughals, who ruled from 1526 until 1751, then the Afghan Durrani Empire that ruled from 1747 until 1820. That year, the Sikhs, under Ranjit Singh, annexed Kashmir. In 1846, upon the purchase of the region from the British under the Treaty of Amritsar, the Dogra Rajputs—under Gulab Singh—became the new rulers. Dogra rule, under the paramountcy of the British Crown, lasted until 1947, when the former princely state became a disputed territory, now administered by three countries: India, Pakistan, and the People's Republic of China.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kashmir in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kashmir in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mirwaiz Umar Farooq:

    The government of India cannot continue to deal with Kashmir with a clampdown.

  2. Burhan Wani:

    He is on a pious path and we are proud of him, all of Kashmir supports his cause.

  3. Zenith Irfan:

    I don't want to be that person who just sees Azad Kashmir in pictures -- I want to go and experience it for Zenith Irfan on my motorcycle.

  4. Mirwaiz Umar Farooq:

    The fact remains that decisions related to Kashmir are always taken by the security establishment, which is under New Delhi's direct control.

  5. Narendra Modi:

    Pained beyond words on the dastardly attack on peaceful Amarnath pilgrims in Jammu and Kashmir, the attack deserves strongest condemnation from everyone.

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