Peshawar

[ pe-shah-wer ]
/ pɛˈʃɑ wər /

noun

a city in N Pakistan, near the Khyber Pass: capital of the former North-West Frontier province.
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Peshawar
/ (pəˈʃɔːə) /

noun

a city in N Pakistan, at the E end of the Khyber Pass: one of the oldest cities in Pakistan and capital of the ancient kingdom of Gandhara; university (1950). Pop: 1 255 000 (2005 est)
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