West Pakistan definition by Webster's New World
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former province of Pakistan: it now constitutes the country of Pakistan
West Pakistan definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A former region of Pakistan (after 1947) separated by about 1,609 km (1,000 mi) from East Pakistan, formerly East Bengal. In 1971 East Pakistan declared its independence as Bangladesh, and West Pakistan became the sole territory governed by Pakistan.