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A city of northeast Pakistan near the Indian border southeast of Rawalpindi. The city reached the height of its grandeur as a Mughal capital in the 1500s and retains many splendid architectural examples from that period.


1. (Placename) a city in NE Pakistan: capital of the former province of West Pakistan (1955–70); University of the Punjab (1882). Pop: 6 373 000 (2005 est)
2. (Breeds) a variety of large domestic fancy pigeon having a black-and-white plumage


(ləˈhɔr, -ˈhoʊr)

a city in NE Pakistan: the capital of Punjab province. 5,085,000.
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Noun1.Lahore - city in northeast PakistanLahore - 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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He sat, in defiance of municipal orders, astride the gun Zam Zammah on her brick platform opposite the old Ajaib-Gher - the Wonder House, as the natives call the Lahore Museum.
True, he knew the wonderful walled city of Lahore from the Delhi Gate to the outer Fort Ditch; was hand in glove with men who led lives stranger than anything Haroun al Raschid dreamed of; and he lived in a life wild as that of the Arabian Nights, but missionaries and secretaries of charitable societies could not see the beauty of it.
This man was entirely new to all his experience, and he meant to investigate further, precisely as he would have investigated a new building or a strange festival in Lahore city.
Therefore Mahbub had avoided halting at the insalubrious city of Peshawur, and had come through without stop to Lahore, where, knowing his country-people, he anticipated curious developments.
He seemed half mad and told me that the body of a scene-shifter had been found hanging in the third cellar under the stage, between a farm-house and a scene from the Roi de Lahore.
for officers in the army and navy), he returned at the age of seventeen to India, where he first did strenuous editorial work on newspapers in Lahore, in the extreme northwestern part of the country.
Chatterjee, a political exile who had formerly served in the British-Indian aeronautic park at Lahore.
LAHORE -- The Walled City of Lahore Authority is launching 'History by Night' tours today.
Punjab Governor Mohammad Rafique Rajwana, Corp Commander Lahore Lt Gen Amir Riaz, Provincial Ministers Ayub Gadhi and
DUBAI -- Shaheen Shah Afridi's magical five-wicket haul finally broke Lahore Qalandars' losing curse, giving the team its first win of the season after six straight losses to salvage some of its pride.
The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry is working days and nights to fill this gap through productive activities like Business Plan Competitions.
I WAS rather disappointed to watch the poor performance by the PSL's 20/20 team, the Lahore Qalandars, which collapsed against the deadly bowling of the PSL's team Multan Sultan in a match played at the Dubai Cricket Stadium on Feb 23.