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Map of the disputed Kashmir region.

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Borrowed from Hindustani कश्मीर / کشمیر (kaśmīr, Kashmir), from Sanskrit कश्मीर (kaśmīra).

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  1. A region of the northern part of the Indian subcontinent, located between (and de facto divided between) China, India, and Pakistan.
    • 2019 August 11, Leela Jacinto, “Modi’s shock Kashmir move threatens India’s standing on world’s stage”, in France 24[1], archived from the original on August 11, 2019, Asia / Pacific‎[2]:
      The picturesque Himalayan region of Kashmir is dangerously contested territory, parts of it claimed by India, Pakistan and China. While the three nuclear armed nations have gone to war over territorial disputes over the past seven decades, the rights of Kashmiris and their dreams of self-determination have been systematically sacrificed, like lambs to slaughter for the Muslim festival.
    • 2023 January 11, Rupam Jain, Kanupriya Kapoor, “How India's ruling party is tightening its grip on Kashmir”, in Mike Collett-White, David Clarke, editors, Reuters[3], archived from the original on 12 January 2023[4]:
      Pakistan has claimed Kashmir since the partition of India in 1947 and the countries have fought two wars over the region, which is also partially claimed by China.
  2. An intermontane valley situated between Pir Panjal Range and Himadri.

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Kashmir (plural Kashmirs)

  1. Alternative form of Cashmere (type of goat)

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Kashmir”, in Unabridged,, LLC, 1995–present.

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

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Kashmir m

  1. Kashmir, Cashmere