Pakistan

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geographical name Pa·ki·stan \ˈpa-ki-ˌstan, ˌpä-ki-ˈstän\

Definition of Pakistan

  1. country S Asia originally comprising an E division & a W division; a dominion 1947–56, an Islamic republic since 1956, & a member of the Commonwealth of Nations 1956–72; formed from parts of former British India; ∗ Islamabad area 307,373 square miles (796,096 square kilometers), pop 153,047,500 — see east pakistan, west pakistan

Pakistani

play \ˌpa-ki-ˈsta-nē, ˌpä-ki-ˈstä-\ adjective or noun

PAKISTAN Defined for English Language Learners

Pakistan

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geographical name Pa·ki·stan \ˈpa-ki-ˌstan, ˌpä-ki-ˈstän\

Definition of Pakistan for English Language Learners

  • : country in Asia



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