[ buh-hah-wuhl-poor, bah-wuhl- ]
/ bəˈhɑ wəlˌpʊər, ˈbɑ wəl- /
a state in E Pakistan. 32,443 sq. mi. (83,000 sq. km).
the capital of this state.
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Example sentences from the Web for Bahawalpur
The town of Bahawalpur is situated near the left bank of the Sutlej, and has a railway station 65 m. from Mooltan.
And, in the fulness of time, that extension will be made and perhaps extended to Bahawalpur.From Sea to Sea|Rudyard Kipling
British Dictionary definitions for Bahawalpur
/ (ˌbæhəˈwɒlpə) /
an industrial city in Pakistan: cotton, soap. Pop: 563 000 (2005 est)
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