Definition of Tien Shan in US English:

Tien Shan

(also Tian Shan)

proper noun

  • A range of mountains that lies north of the Tarim Basin in the Xinjiang autonomous region and eastern Kyrgyzstan. Extending for about 1,500 miles (2,500 km), it rises to 24,406 feet (7,439 m) at Pik Pobedy.


Tien Shan

/ˈtyen ˈSHän/