Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.


(Placename) a former city in N India, in Madhya Pradesh: capital of the former states of Gwalior and Madhya Bharat; now part of the city of Gwalior
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014


(ˈlʌʃ kər)

the modern part of Gwalior city in N India.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
Four members of the defunct Aman Lashkar were killed and 20 others injured when their vehicle was hit by a roadside remote-controlled bomb in the Gomadand area on Sunday.
MIRPURKHAS -- The spiritual Pir of the khurasani jamat Pir Lashkar shah , has been laid to rest beside the grave of his grandfather Darghah Lashkar shah.
WASHINGTON, July 31 (KUNA) -- The US Department of State on Tuesday labeled Abdul Rehman Al-Dakhil, known as Abdul, a longtime member and senior commander of Lashkar e-Tayyiba (LeT), as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT).
Amendments to the Terrorist Designation of Lashkar e-Tayyiba
QUETTA: The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) Police raided in Killi Khaizion Monday, arresting a most wanted terrorist of Lashkar e Jahngvi LEJ.On a tip-off the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) launched an operation in Killi Khaizi area of the provincial capitalon Mondayand booked a notorious terrorist Shaira Lehri.
Khyber Agency -- Two terrorists from across the border were killed on Sunday in a shootout with the Aman lashkar (peace force) in Khyber Agency's Zakha Khel.
At least two terrorists were killed in a gunfight from across the border with the Aman lashkar (peace force) in Zakha Khel area of Khyber Agency on Sunday.
The Taliban had not raised their flag over Lashkar Gah, but they had come awfully close.
Added to that is the fact this happened at Lashkar Gah Brigade HQ base, which, as the main operational hub for UK forces and the Helmand capital, is arguably the most important location to the British effort in Afghanistan.
Like Al Qaeda and many other jihadist groups, Lashkar was born during the anti-Soviet jihad in Afghanistan.
The milestone transfer of control of Lashkar Gah to Afghan soldiers and police marks a step towards the planned pull-out of UK combat forces in Afghanistan by the end of 2014.