Punjab
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /pʌnˈdʒɑːb/
Proper noun
  1. A geographical region in South Asia, divided (by the Radcliffe Line) between India and Pakistan. Pakistani Punjab includes the (West) Punjab Province and parts of the Islamabad Capital Territory; Indian Punjab includes (East) Punjab State and some other territories.
  2. State in northern India which has union territory Chandigarh as its capital; its biggest city is Ludhiana.
  3. Province in Pakistan which has Lahore as its capital.
Translations
  • French: Penjab, Pendjab
  • German: Pandjab
  • Italian: Punjab, Panjab, Pangiab, Pengiab
  • Portuguese: Pendjab, Panjabe, Panjab, Punjabe, Penjabe
  • Russian: Панджа́б
  • Spanish: Punyab



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