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Karachi

[ kuh-rah-chee ]
/ kəˈrɑ tʃi /
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noun

a seaport in S Pakistan, near the Indus delta: former national capital; now capital of Sind province.

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British Dictionary definitions for Karachi

Karachi
/ (kəˈrɑːtʃɪ) /

noun

a port in S Pakistan, on the Arabian Sea: capital of Pakistan (1947–60); university (1950); chief port: commercial and industrial centre. Pop: 11 819 000 (2005 est)
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Cultural definitions for Karachi

Karachi
[ (kuh-rah-chee) ]

Largest city in Pakistan, in the southeastern part of the country, on the Arabian Sea near the Indus River delta; Pakistan's main seaport and industrial center.

notes for Karachi

Karachi served as Pakistan's capital from 1947 to 1959.
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