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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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FAISALBAD -- District and Session Judge Abid Hussain Qureshi on Monday visited two jails in the district and ordered the release of 111 prisoners including eight juveniles involved in petty offences.
FAISALBAD -- The construction of 24 kilometers long canal expressway at a cost of Rs seven billion is continuing with fast pace and the project will be completed till end of the year.
Peshawar -- ANF conducted 4 operations at Faisalbad, Lahore, Rawalpindi, Peshawar and recovered drugs worth Rs 300 million in international market.