/ (faɪˈʒɑːləˌbɑːd) /
a city in NE Pakistan: commercial and manufacturing centre of a cotton- and wheat-growing region; university (1961). Pop: 2 533 000 (2005 est)Former name (until 1979): Lyallpur
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Example sentences from the Web for faisalabad
Abu Zubaydah, the first senior al Qaeda operative arrested in Pakistan, was picked up in 2002 in the city of Faisalabad.The U.S. and Pakistan: Can This Marriage Be Saved?|Ron Moreau|April 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
KSM, for example, was caught in Rawalpindi in 2003 and Zubaydah was caught a year earlier in Faisalabad.