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Ra·wal·pin·di

 (rä′wəl-pĭn′dē)
A city of northeast Pakistan north-northwest of Lahore. Settled by Sikhs in 1765, it was interim capital of Pakistan from 1959 to 1967.

Rawalpindi

(rɔːlˈpɪndɪ)
n
(Placename) an ancient city in N Pakistan: interim capital of Pakistan (1959–67) during the building of Islamabad. Pop: 1 794 000 (2005 est)

Ra•wal•pin•di

(ˌrɑ wəlˈpɪn di)

n.
a city in N Pakistan. 1,290,000.
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Noun1.Rawalpindi - an ancient city in northeastern Pakistan; served as capital of Pakistan while Islamabad was being built
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
Translations

Rawalpindi

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Rawalpindi

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References in classic literature ?
It had been raining heavily for one whole month--raining on a camp of thirty thousand men and thousands of camels, elephants, horses, bullocks, and mules all gathered together at a place called Rawal Pindi, to be reviewed by the Viceroy of India.
PESHAWAR -- Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) KP and Punjab police Thursday in a joint operation arrested two terrorists from Rawal Pindi said a Spokesman for police.
"I have now twenty-three houses open in the city (RAWAL PINDI) and cantonment, and three houses in two neighboring villages.