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A city of northwest Pakistan northwest of Lahore. It has long been strategically important for its proximity to the Khyber Pass.
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(Placename) a city in N Pakistan, at the E end of the Khyber Pass: one of the oldest cities in Pakistan and capital of the ancient kingdom of Gandhara; university (1950). Pop: 1 255 000 (2005 est)
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a city in N Pakistan, near the Khyber Pass: capital of the North-West Frontier Province. 1,676,000.
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|Noun||1.||Peshawar - city in northern Pakistan at the eastern end of the Khyber Pass|
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