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 (fī′sä-lə-bäd′) Formerly Ly·all·pur (lī′əl-po͝or′)
A city of northeast Pakistan west of Lahore. Founded in 1892, it is an industrial and commercial center.


(Placename) a city in NE Pakistan: commercial and manufacturing centre of a cotton- and wheat-growing region; university (1961). Pop: 2 533 000 (2005 est). Former name (until 1979): Lyallpur


(faɪˌsɑ ləˈbɑd, -ˌsæl əˈbæd)
a city in NE Pakistan. 1,875,000.
Formerly, Lyallpur.
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Noun1.Faisalabad - city in northeast Pakistan
Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Pakistan, West Pakistan - a Muslim republic that occupies the heartland of ancient south Asian civilization in the Indus River valley; formerly part of India; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
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FAISALABAD -- Punjab Governor Malik Mohammad Rafiq Rajwana said on Wednesday that bench and bar were an integral part of judiciary and they could play a pivotal role for providing speedy justice to the people.
Faisalabad -- The Faisalabad District administration has sealed two public transports stands including buses and wagons on the special directions high officials of the government.
Faisalabad -- Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal has taken a new turn as both parties has decided to sign Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).
Brendon McCullum unleashed some of those patented hits that have wounded both bowlers and fielders many a time as Otago Volts picked up the easiest of victories against the Faisalabad Wolves in the first Champions League T20 (CLT20) qualifier in Mohali.
LAHORE, July 20 -- Two Christian brothers accused of writing a blasphemous pamphlet were shot dead on Monday outside a court in Faisalabad.
opened a fourth branch in Pakistan, in the city of Faisalabad.
FAISALABAD -- Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FCCI) President Chaudhry Mohammad Nawaz has said that Pakistan needs Kalabagh Dam like many other dams to meet its future needs of water and electricity.
FAISALABAD -- The campus committee of Faisalabad Board of Intermediate Education (BISE) Faisalabad has decided to install solar system in the BISE complex.
FAISALABAD -- Chaudhry Sher Ali, the father of Federal Minister for Water and Power, Abid Sher Ali, has alleged that Punjab law minister Rana Sana Ullah is involved in as many as 20 murders in Faisalabad.
Dualization of Faisalabad Sargodha Road from Faisalabad Byepass to Chiniot, length=20 km (under PPP mode) PC-II
FAISALABAD -- Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FCCI) has welcomed the inauguration of Gojra-Shorkot section construction of M-4 (Faisalabad-Multan) Motorway.