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Pathan

[puh-tahn, puh t-hahn] /pəˈtɑn, pətˈhɑn/
noun
1.
Afghan (def 1).
2.
an Afghan dwelling in India.
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Pathan

/pəˈtɑːn/
noun
1.
a member of the Pashto-speaking people of Afghanistan, NW Pakistan, and elsewhere, most of whom are Muslim in religion
Word Origin
C17: from Hindi
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