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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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For Chinese, Pakistan is situated at a sacred site, which was once the heartland of Buddhism in Gandhara, an ancient kingdom, located mainly in Peshawar, Swat and the Pothohar with main cities as Purushapura (Peshawar) and Takshashila (Taxila).