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

  • Formerly Ly·all·pur (līˈəl-po͝orˌ)Faisalabad A city of northeast Pakistan west of Lahore. Founded in 1892, it is a cloth and grain market. Population: 2,500,000.

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  • proper n. A large city in Pakistan.

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  • n. city in northeast Pakistan


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