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 (hī′dər-ə-băd′, -bäd′, hī′drə-)
1. A city of south-central India east-southeast of Mumbai. Center of a former Mughal kingdom, Hyderabad was founded in 1589 and is today a commercial center and transportation hub and is the capital of both Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
2. A city of southern Pakistan on the Indus River northeast of Karachi. Founded in 1768, it was occupied by the British in 1843. The city is noted for its handicrafts.
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(ˈhaɪdərəˌbɑːd; -ˌbæd; ˈhaɪdrə-)
1. (Placename) a city in S central India, capital of Andhra Pradesh state and capital of former Hyderabad state; university (1918). Pop: 3 449 878 (2001)
2. (Placename) a former state of S India: divided in 1956 between the states of Andhra Pradesh, Mysore, and Maharashtra
3. (Placename) a city in SW Pakistan, on the River Indus: seat of the University of Sind (1947). Pop: 1 392 000 (2005 est)
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(ˈhaɪ dər əˌbɑd, -ˌbæd)

1. a former state in S India, now part of Andhra Pradesh.
2. the capital of Andhra Pradesh, India, in the W part. 3,145,939.
3. a city in SE Pakistan, on the Indus River. 1,107,000.
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Noun1.Hyderabad - a city in southern Pakistan on the Indus River
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
2.Hyderabad - a city in south central India in Andhra Pradesh
Bharat, India, Republic of India - a republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
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al-Afghani (Haydarabad: Lajnat Ihya' al-Ma'arif al-'Uthmaniyya, 1936), 151-52; al-Daraqutnl, Sunan, ed.
HAYDARABAD (CyHAN)- The stage is set for Salman Khan's sister, Arpita's wedding in Hyderabad on November 18 and 19.
The incident took place when the rebel was planting the bomb in a school in Haydarabad village of the district last night, provincial police chief, Brig.
/ 02 September 2010, SPA -- Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Campaign for the relief of the Pakistani people started to provide milk and dates to rescue starving children in Haydarabad and Tahtaha and the surroundings.
Ahmad (Haydarabad al-Dakan: Majlis Da'irat al-Mazarif al-'Uthmaniyya, 1964), 2: 220.