Jalalabad

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Jalalabad

(dʒəˈlæləbæd)
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(Placename) a city in NE Afghanistan, capital of Nangarhar province; a trading, military, and tourist centre on the main route between Kabul and the Khyber Pass. Pop: 96 000 (2004 est)
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Noun1.Jalalabad - a town in eastern Afghanistan (east of Kabul)
Afghanistan, Islamic State of Afghanistan - a mountainous landlocked country in central Asia; bordered by Iran to the west and Russia to the north and Pakistan to the east and south; "Soviet troops invaded Afghanistan in 1979"
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Jalālābād
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Simpson, Buddhist Architecture in the Jellalabad Valley, London: Royal Institute of the British Architects, 1879-80, pp.
We see several renderings of small contingents of British soldiers valiantly offering hopeless resistance against hordes of enemies, in addition to The Remnants of an Army: Jellalabad, January 13th, 1842, 1879, Elizabeth Butler's atmospheric re-creation of Dr.
He decided to go anyway and subsequently accompanied the Peshawar Field Force column on its advance from Attack to Jellalabad. He photographed the signatories of the inconclusive Treaty of Gandamak on 26 May 1879, including Muhammad Yakub Khan, emir of Afghanistan.