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Punjab

geographical name Pun·jab \ˌpən-ˈjäb, -ˈjab, ˈpən-ˌ\

Definition of Punjab

  1. 1 region NW Indian subcontinent in Pakistan & NW India occupying valleys of the Indus & its five tributaries; formerly a province of British India ∗ Lahore

  2. 2 or East Punjab former state NW India in E Punjab divided 1966 into two states of Punjabi Suba & Haryana

  3. 3 or formerly West Punjab province NE Pakistan ∗ Lahore

  4. 4 or Punjabi Suba play \ˌpən-ˈjä-bē-ˈsü-bə, -ˈja-\ state NW India formed from N part of former state of Punjab ∗ Chandigarh area 19,448 square miles (50,370 square kilometers), pop 24,289,296



Variants of punjab

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Panjab

play \ˌpən-ˈjäb, -ˈjab, ˈpən-ˌ\

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