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  • བིས་མདོ། (Tibetan, Tibetan script, Original)
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Etymology for བིས་མདོ།:

Literally “knee-conjunction.” It is called བིས་མདོ་ because 1) it is located at the conjunction of three valleys and 2) there is hill at the conjunction of the three valleys that looks like a knee.

Place ID: F15470