a city in and the capital of Afghanistan, in the NE part.
a river flowing E from NE Afghanistan to the Indus River in Pakistan. 360 miles (580 km) long.
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How to use Kabul in a sentence
The millennial’s new movie is Kabul Jan, which is already generating interest internationally.
I spoke to Koofi by phone recently, some nine years after first having tea with her at her Kabul home.The Taliban Tried to Kill Her. Now She Negotiates With Them | Kate Bartlett | June 1, 2021 | Ozy
The militant group is almost certain to launch a violent push for full power in Kabul.Butterfly Effect: Is China Ready to Step Up in Afghanistan? | Charu Kasturi | April 23, 2021 | Ozy
When he woke up in Kabul, in the waning days of the Soviet War in Afghanistan, he had trouble figuring out what was going on.Leaving Afghanistan Isn't Enough to End America's Forever Wars | Phil Klay | April 23, 2021 | Time
At least Moscow didn’t try to convince the regime it supported in Kabul to share power with the mujahedeen.
In Kabul you rarely see people shouting at each other or getting angry in public.
Kabul, Afghanistan — The girls of Afghanistan have been betrayed.
I asked a friend who runs aid programs at the U.S. embassy in Kabul not long ago.
Journalists are leaving Kabul, embassies are downsizing, and donors are quietly and drastically scaling back.
In 1992 Dostum “defected” to the side of the mujahedin and joined in the battle to take Kabul and oust Najibullah.The Warlord Who Defines Afghanistan: An Excerpt From Bruce Riedel’s ’What We Won’ | Bruce Riedel | July 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He commends the fruit of its gardens, which still contribute largely to the markets of Kabul.
They rushed through the broken walls, and the first and second columns met at the Kabul Gate.A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year | Edwin Emerson
It would contribute much to the security of this frontier if open relations of goodwill were established at Kabul.
He thought it very desirable to be on better terms with Kabul, but believed this to be a result difficult to attain. '
One of the newly-installed Amir's first acts was to inform the Viceroy of his return to Kabul, and of the recovery of his kingdom.
British Dictionary definitions for Kabul
the capital of Afghanistan, in the northeast of the country at an altitude of 1800 m (5900 ft) on the Kabul River : over 3000 years old, with a strategic position commanding passes through the Hindu Kush and main routes to the Khyber Pass; destroyed and rebuilt many times; capital of the Mogul Empire from 1504 until 1738 and of Afghanistan from 1773; university (1932). Pop: 3 288 000 (2005 est)
a river in Afghanistan and Pakistan, rising in the Hindu Kush and flowing east into the Indus at Attock, Pakistan. Length: 700 km (435 miles)
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Cultural definitions for Kabul
Capital of Afghanistan and largest city in the country, located in eastern Afghanistan.
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