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[pe-shah-wer] /pɛˈʃɑ wər/

a city in N Pakistan, near the Khyber Pass: capital of the former North-West Frontier province.
[nawrth-west, -west] /ˈnɔrθˌwɛst, -ˈwɛst/
a province in Pakistan, bordering Punjab and Kashmir on the west: a former province of British India. 28,773 sq. mi. (77,516 sq. km).
Capital: Peshawar.
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)
a province in N Pakistan between Afghanistan and Jammu and Kashmir: part of British India from 1901 until 1947; of strategic importance, esp for the Khyber Pass. Capital: Peshawar. Pop: 20 170 000 (2003 est). Area: 74 522 sq km (28 773 sq miles)


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