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

  • A city of northwest Pakistan northwest of Lahore. It has long been strategically important for its proximity to the Khyber Pass. Population: 1,210,000.

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  • proper n. The capital of North West Frontier Province, Pakistan, situated near Federally Administered Tribal Areas.

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  • n. city in northern Pakistan at the eastern end of the Khyber Pass


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