Karachi

[ kuh-rah-chee ]
/ kəˈrɑ tʃi /

noun

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

Definition for karachi (2 of 2)

Sind
[ sind ]
/ sɪnd /

noun

a former province of Pakistan, in the lower Indus valley; now part of West Pakistan. 48,136 sq. mi. (125,154 sq. km). Capital: Karachi.
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British Dictionary definitions for karachi (1 of 2)

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)

British Dictionary definitions for karachi (2 of 2)

Sind
/ (sɪnd) /

noun

a province of SE Pakistan, mainly in the lower Indus valley: formerly a province of British India; became a province of Pakistan in 1947; divided in 1955 between Hyderabad and Khairpur; reunited as a province in 1970. Capital: Karachi. Pop: 34 240 000 (2003 est). Area: 140 914 sq km (54 407 sq miles)
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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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