American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- The capital of Pakistan, in the northeast part of the country northeast of Rawalpindi. Construction began on the city in 1960, and it replaced Karachi as the capital in 1967. Population: 756,000.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The the capital city of Pakistan.
- n. the capital of Pakistan in the north on a plateau; the site was chosen in 1959
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“ISLAMABAD: Pakistani officials have finally registered a criminal case against the administration of the Lal Mosque in Islamabad for kidnapping seven Chinese, six of whom are women and two male Pakistanis from a Chinese-owned massage centre in the heart of federal Capital on Friday night.”
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