Sayan Mountains[sä yän′]
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
mountain system in central Asia, partially along the Mongolian-Russian border: highest peak, 11,453 ft (3,491 m)
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A range of mountains in south-central Russia west of Lake Baikal. The mountains have important mineral deposits.