Peshawar

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Pe·sha·war

 (pə-shä′wər)
A city of northwest Pakistan northwest of Lahore. It has long been strategically important for its proximity to the Khyber Pass.

Peshawar

(pəˈʃɔːə)
n
(Placename) a city in N Pakistan, at the E end of the Khyber Pass: one of the oldest cities in Pakistan and capital of the ancient kingdom of Gandhara; university (1950). Pop: 1 255 000 (2005 est)

Pe•sha•war

(pɛˈʃɑ wər)

n.
a city in N Pakistan, near the Khyber Pass: capital of the North-West Frontier Province. 1,676,000.
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Noun1.Peshawar - city in northern Pakistan at the eastern end of the Khyber PassPeshawar - city in northern Pakistan at the eastern end of the Khyber Pass
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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Пешавар
Pesavár
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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.
So he drifted, talking bad English and worse French, from one city to another, till he foregathered with Her Majesty's White Hussars in the city of Peshawur, which stands at the mouth of that narrow swordcut in the hills that men call the Khyber Pass.
He is devoted, in a fat man's placid way, to at least eight designing women; but she nursed him once through a bad bout of Peshawur fever, and when she is in the house, it is more than all hers.