A region of Jammu and Kashmir in India and Pakistan on the border of China. The site of a Tibetan kingdom during the 1600s, it was annexed by the maharaja of Jammu in 1834.
Ladakh Sentence Examples
In the Kulu and Ladakh country the tree is sacred to the deities of the elements.
The Ladakh chain, partly north and partly south of the Indus - for that river breaks across it about 100 m.
At one locality in north-western Ladakh there is a continuous mass of snow and ice extending across a snowy ridge, measuring 64 m.
An instance of this occurs where the Indus suddenly breaks through the well-defined Ladakh range in the North-west Himalaya to resume its north-westerly course after passing from the northern to the southern side of the range.
For centuries Ladakh has been on the Buddhist pilgrimage trail linking Kashmir and Tibet through the Himalaya.