Kashmir definitions

kăzh'mîr', kăsh'-, kăzh-mîr', kăsh-
A historical region of northwest India and northeast Pakistan. Conquered by the Mughal emperor Akbar in 1586, it later came under the control of Afghanistan (1757) and a Sikh empire (1819). After 1846 it was part of the princely state of Jammu and Kashmir.
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Region in S Asia, between Afghanistan & Tibet: since 1846, part of Jammu and Kashmir.
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Valley of the Jhelum River, in W Kashmir.
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A region of the northern part of the Indian subcontinent, located between (de facto divided between) China, India, and Pakistan.
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Origin of kashmir

From Hindi कश्मीर / Urdu کشمیر (kašmīr), from Sanskrit.