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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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.

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  • proper n. The capital of Pakistan, located within the Islamabad Capital Territory.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The the capital city of Pakistan.

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  • n. the capital of Pakistan in the north on a plateau; the site was chosen in 1959

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  • ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Pakistani officials said Saturday that a bellicose phone call to President Asif Ali Zardari from India, purportedly placed by the Indian foreign minister, prompted Islamabad to put its air force on high alert before concluding the call was a hoax.

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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.

    Pro-Taliban Mosque vigilantes kidnap 7 Chinese, 6 are women

  • ASH-HAR QURAISHI, CNN ISLAMABAD BUREAU CHIEF: Well, Catherine, the attack occurred this morning local time just before 11: 00 a.m. in the International Protestant Church here in Islamabad.

    CNN Transcript Mar 17, 2002

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  • ISLAMABAD: Indian and Pakistani diplomats held key talks Thursday, meeting in Islamabad for the first time in more than two years to build on a recent thaw that could get peace negotiations back on track.

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  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan has detained at least four people suspected of links with a failed bid to set off a car bomb in New York's Times Square, including one who worked for a catering company servicing embassies in Islamabad.

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