Tian Shan[tyen s̸hän]
mountain system in central Asia, extending across Kyrgyzstan & Xinjiang, China, to the Altai Mountains: highest peak, 24,406 ft (7,439 m)
or Tien Shan
A mountain range of Central Asia extending about 2,600 km (1,600 mi) east-northeast through Kyrgyzstan, southeast Kazakhstan, and northwest China. It rises to 7,439 m (24,406 ft) at Pobeda Peak.
- A mountain range in central Asia.
From Mandarin 天山 (Tiān-shān) ("celestial mountains")