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Fai·sa·la·bad

 (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.
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Faisalabad

(faɪˈʒɑːləˌbɑːd)
n
(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
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Fai•sa•la•bad

(faɪˌsɑ ləˈbɑd, -ˌsæl əˈbæd)
n.
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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On January 8, the police managed to recover a girl college student who had been kidnapped for several days in Faisalbad. Local police arrested the three suspected abductors from Madina Town during a raid.
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Simultaneously the test will also be held at the University's regional campuses located in Abbottabad, , Rahim Yar Khan, Gujranwala, Karachi, Lahore, Multan, Peshawar, Faisalbad, Quetta and Sargodha.