- a city in S Afghanistan.
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In the volatile southern province of Kandahar, for instance, an innovative school for teenage girls will soon close its doors.The West Made Lots of Promises to Afghan Girls, Now It’s Breaking Them
October 20, 2014
I'm not sure he remembered our meeting in Kandahar, probably not, but it felt like the other day to me.
At the prefab dorms on the American base in Kandahar, I ran into my neighbor from the bunk next door.
Not surprisingly, Zakir flatly refused to comply with the order that demoted him to commander of Kandahar Province.Taliban Forces Desperate to Hear from Their Absent Leader, Mullah Omar
May 1, 2013
Solha was plucked off the streets of Kandahar City as a puppy by one of Jake's Afghan interpreters.My Dog Solha: From Afghanistan, With PTSD
March 13, 2013
Age had dealt very kindly with the veteran of Kandahar and South Africa.The Red Watch
J. A. Currie
At this point it branches to Ghazni, Kandahar, and Pishin respectively.Afghanistan and the Anglo-Russian Dispute
Theo. F. Rodenbough
Ibn Batuta says it was ten stages from Kandahar on the way to Herat.The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela
Benjamin of Tudela
Kandahar On the morning of the 31st we marched into Kandahar, just over 313 miles from Kabul.
The line chosen at that time for an advance was by Quetta and Kandahar.
- a city in S Afghanistan: an important trading centre, built by Ahmad Shah Durrani (1724–73) as his capital on the site of several former cities. Pop: 436 000 (2005 est)