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[buh-loo-chuh-stahn, -stan, buh-loo-chuh-stan]
  1. an arid mountainous region in S Asia, in SE Iran and SW Pakistan, bordering on the Arabian Sea.
  2. a former territory of W British India, now incorporated into Pakistan.
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Balochistan (bəˈlɒtʃɪˌstɑːn, -ˌstæn)

  1. a mountainous region of SW Asia, in SW Pakistan and SE Iran
  2. 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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