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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of northeast Pakistan north-northwest of Lahore. Settled by Sikhs in 1765, it was interim capital of Pakistan from 1959 to 1967.

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  • proper noun A city in the Punjab Province of Pakistan and capital of the district by that name.

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  • noun an ancient city in northeastern Pakistan; served as capital of Pakistan while Islamabad was being built

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Examples

  • RAWALPINDI: The Customs Collectorate, Rawalpindi, has recovered huge quantity of heroin and hashish, concealed in the Holy Quran and religious books being parcelled to United Kingdom UK through International Mail office, Customs sources told The News.

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  • RAWALPINDI: Journalists of Rawalpindi and Islamabad continued their protest against the PEMRA amended ordinance and the curbs on media.

    Journalists of Rawalpindi and Islamabad continued their protest against the PEMRA

  • RAWALPINDI - The Lahore High Court's (LHC) Rawalpindi bench has ordered ex-parte proceedings against Former President Pervez Musharraf, former Punjab Chief Minister Pervaiz Elahi and former minister General (retired) Hamid Nawaz after they failed to appear before the court during the hearing of a petition seeking registration of a criminal conspiracy case in connection with the assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.

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  • RAWALPINDI: Thirty-seven people including 17 children, 10 civilians, 10 Army personnel embraced shahadat when terrorists attacked a mosque in Parade Lane, Rawalpindi, Saddar Friday.

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  • RAWALPINDI / ISLAMABAD: The preparations are in full swing in Rawalpindi and Islamabad to celebrate Eid Miladun Nabi with religious fervour and enthusiasm on March 10.

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  • RAWALPINDI: The District Education Department has again sought applications for the recruitment of 2,485 vacant seats of educators in Rawalpindi district from the same candidates with some changes in the application forms.

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  • RAWALPINDI, Pakistan, March 16 (UPI) -- A suicide bomber detonated his explosives outside a hotel in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, Monday, killing at least a dozen people and wounding others, police said.

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  • RAWALPINDI: At least 32 people were killed Friday when suicide bombers stormed a packed mosque in Pakistan's garrison city Rawalpindi, firing on worshippers and detonating

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  • RAWALPINDI: MNA Muhammad Hanif Abbassi and others hailing from PML-N, Rawalpindi chapter have taken strong notice of recent warning from interior ministry warning Mian Nawaz Sharif of any possible attempt on his life.

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  • RAWALPINDI: Punjab government on Wednesday appointed Jamal Mustafa Syed as Rawalpindi district coordination officer (DCO).

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