Definition of Punjab

1. Noun. A historical region on northwestern India and northern Pakistan.




Definition of Punjab

1. Proper noun. State in northern India which has Chandigarh as its capital. ¹

2. Proper noun. Province in Pakistan which has Lahore as its capital. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Punjab

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Punch
Punch and Judy
Punchinello
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Pune
Punekar
Punic
Punic War
Punic Wars
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Punica
Punica granatum
Punicaceae
Punjab (current term)
Punjabi
Punjabis
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Punnett squares
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Punti
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Puppis
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Purana
Puranas

Literary usage of Punjab

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1861)
"THE Punjab IN 1857. THE Sepoy-War of 1857 is a fine subject for the historian ... In official language, it is the mutiny in "the Punjab and its dependencies ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"The population of the Punjab is composed of various races, the chief of which ... The native states subordinate to the Punjab government are 36 in number. ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"The population of the Punjab is composed of various races, the chief of which ... The native states subordinate to the Punjab government are 36 in number. ..."

4. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1887)
"Rawal Pindi is also the head-quarters of the Manager and other heads of Departments of the Punjab Northern State Railway. The fort, which also contains the ..."

5. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1885)
"THE Punjab receives its name from the rivers which give to the country its ... The modern British province which we call Punjab, the country marked off for ..."

6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The Punjab has one-fourth of the Mohammedan inhabitants of India, ... The number of children under instruction in schools in the Punjab is 184000 (9000 pris ..."

7. The History of the Church Missionary Society: Its Environment, Its Men and by Eugene Stock (1899)
"THE Punjab—FOR ENGLAND, AND FOR CHRIST. Bishop Wilson on the Sutlej—The ... Alexander's " India," therefore, was the Punjab, and the limit of his victorious ..."

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