Baluchistan

[ buh-loo-chuh-stahn, -stan, buh-loo-chuh-stan ]
/ bəˌlu tʃəˈstɑn, -ˈstæn, bəˈlu tʃəˌstæn /

noun

an arid mountainous region in S Asia, in SE Iran and SW Pakistan, bordering on the Arabian Sea.
a former territory of W British India, now incorporated into Pakistan.

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Baluchistan

Balochistan (bəˈlɒtʃɪˌstɑːn, -ˌstæn)

/ (bəˈluːtʃɪˌstɑːn, -ˌstæn) /

noun

a mountainous region of SW Asia, in SW Pakistan and SE Iran
a province of SW Pakistan: a former territory of British India (until 1947). Capital: Quetta. Pop: Pop: 7 450 000 (2003 est)
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