(redirected from Faislabad)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.


 (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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
References in periodicals archive ?
Sailkot, Faislabad, Mardan showcased their creative products and services.
DIG Ghulam Mehmud Dogar, SSP Rawalpindi region Afzal Kausar ,SSP Faislabad region Umm e Salma ,ssp Bahawalpur region Humma Naseeb ,SP Multan region Sajjad Hussain, SP Sargodha region Hassan Jameel Haider with all DSPs of all districts attended the session.
The top ten vulnerable districts according to the 2016 statistics of Cruel numbers are Muzzaffargarh, Sheikupura, Lahore, Pakpattan, Multan, Kasur, Faislabad, Vehari, Khanewal and Rawalpindi, constituting 1109 out of 4139 total reported cases.
KARACHI -- Six people including women were killed and 18 others injured in a road accident near Uthal area of Lasbela district and four people were killed in a head on collision between a truck and a mini bus on Chichawatni Faislabad road on Saturday.
The deceased are from the Mandi Bahauddin, Gurjat, Sargodha, Faislabad, Sialkot and Rawalpindi districts of Pakistan.
After the success of the first phase of the driving course in Lahore, Sheikh plans to extend the course to Faislabad, Rawalpindi, Multan and Chiniot as well as other areas of Punjab.
Lala Robin, who had specially come from Faislabad for the event, said: 'Over the years our representation in legislative bodies has dropped.
Similar incidents were reported from Sialkot, Faislabad and Gujranwala where protesters blocked roads and put vehicles on fire.
Very soon, and if all goes well, stadiums in Rawalpindi, Faislabad and Karachi too will follow suit.
Rehan Bhandara of Faislabad Garments Co believed that expensive energy and high cost of business, coupled with complicated tax regime were major factors behind declining exports.
5 Billion in International Market in 17 operations conducted at Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Attock, Gilgit, Sialkot, Lahore, Faislabad, Sheikhupura, Peshawar, Karachi, Shikarpur and Pishin.