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[buh-hah-wuh l-poo r, bah-wuh l-]
  1. a state in E Pakistan. 32,443 sq. mi. (83,000 sq. km).
  2. the capital of this state.
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Historical Examples

  • And, in the fulness of time, that extension will be made and perhaps extended to Bahawalpur.

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    Rudyard Kipling

  • The town of Bahawalpur is situated near the left bank of the Sutlej, and has a railway station 65 m. from Mooltan.

British Dictionary definitions for bahawalpur


  1. an industrial city in Pakistan: cotton, soap. Pop: 563 000 (2005 est)
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