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Karakorum

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An ancient city in central Mongolia, now ruined, which was the capital of the Mongol empire, established by Genghis Khan in 1220. The capital was moved by Kublai Khan to Khanbaliq (modern...

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Karakorum

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An ancient city in central Mongolia, now ruined, which was the capital of the Mongol empire, established by Genghis Khan in 1220. The capital was moved by Kublai Khan to Khanbaliq (modern...

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Karakorum

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 159 words.

• minimum • maximum • optimum • chrysanthemum, helianthemum • cardamom • Pergamum • sesamum • per annum •

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Karakorum

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 159 words.

• minimum • maximum • optimum • chrysanthemum, helianthemum • cardamom • Pergamum • sesamum • per annum •

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Karakorum

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 45 words.

an ancient city in central Mongolia, now ruined, which was the capital of the Mongol empire, established by Genghis Khan

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Karakorum (Mongolia)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 111 words.

Erdeni Dzu

Ruins. Founded c.1220 as the ancient capital of the Mongol Empire, although it had been settled earlier

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Karakorum (Mongolia)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 111 words.

Ruins. Founded c.1220 as the ancient capital of the Mongol Empire, although it had been settled earlier than this.

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Partial Melting of Mantle and Crustal Sources beneath South Karakorum, Pakistan: Implications for the Miocene Geodynamic Evolution of the India–Asia Convergence Zone

G. Mahéo, J. Blichert-Toft, C. Pin, S. Guillot and A. Pêcher.

in Journal of Petrology

March 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Petrology. 14752 words.

In south Karakorum, the western prolongation of southern Tibet, three distinct types of magmatic rocks were emplaced during the Neogene: (1) 22–24 Myr old lamprophyres, characterized by...

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Smbat the Constable

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

Brother of Het῾um I, king of Armenian Cilicia; born Cilicia 1208, died 1276. He was given the title of “Constable” (Sparapet)—an indication of Crusader influence—when Het῾um became king in...

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Mongol empire

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — World History.

An empire founded by Genghis Khan early in the 13th century. Loosely related nomadic tribesmen who lived in felt huts (yurts) and subsisted on meat and milk – and fermented mares' milk (kou...

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Impact of Climate Change on Flood Factors and Extent of Damages in the Hindu Kush Region

Atta-ur Rahman, Shakeel Mahmood, Mohammad Dawood and Fang Chen.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

Article. Subjects: Natural Disasters (Environmental Science); Climate Change. 394 words.

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