- a region in S Baluchistan, in SW Pakistan.
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Quetta and Kalat stand high, surrounded by wild hill country.The Gates of India
In central Syria there is one example only, at Kalat Seman, where the side apses were a later addition.
Kachhi, though subject to the khan of Kalat, is administered under the tribal system.
The word Kalat is derived from kala—a fortress; and Kalat is the most picturesque fortress in the Baluch highlands.
A local revolt against Kalat rendered an expedition against Kej necessary in 1898.
- a region of SW Pakistan, in S Baluchistan: formerly a princely state ruled by the Khan of Kalat, which joined Pakistan in 1948
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