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Pe·sha·war

 (pə-shä′wər)
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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Peshawar

(pəˈʃɔːə)
n
(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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Pe•sha•war

(pɛˈʃɑ wər)

n.
a city in N Pakistan, near the Khyber Pass: capital of the North-West Frontier Province. 1,676,000.
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Noun1.Peshawar - city in northern Pakistan at the eastern end of the Khyber PassPeshawar - city in northern Pakistan at the eastern end of the Khyber Pass
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
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Пешавар
Pesavár
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