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A city of east-central Pakistan southwest of Lahore. Conquered c. 326 bc by Alexander the Great, it was captured by Tamerlane in 1398 and was under British jurisdiction from 1849 until 1947.
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(Placename) a city in central Pakistan, near the Chenab River. Pop: 1 459 000 (2005 est)
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a city in E central Pakistan. 1,257,000.
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