Punjab: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (pun-jäb', pun'jäb), [key]
— n.
  1. a former province in NW British India: now divided between India and Pakistan.
  2. a state in NW India. 15,230,000; 47,456 sq. mi. (122,911 sq. km). Cap.: Chandigarh.
  3. a province in NE Pakistan. 37,374,000; 79,284 sq. mi. (205,330 sq. km). Cap.: Lahore.
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