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Dera Ghazi Khan

Dera Ghazi Khan (dāˈrə gäˈzē khän) [key], town (1981 pop. 102,007), central Pakistan, on the Indus canal. It is an administrative center in a wheat and millet area. Manufactures include textiles, processed foods, and rope. The town was founded in the late 15th cent. A college affiliated with Punjab Univ. is there.

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