A city of east-central Pakistan southwest of Lahore. Conquered c. 326 bc by Alexander the Great, it was captured by Tamerlane in 1398 and was under British jurisdiction from 1849 until 1947.
(place) City in NE Pakistan, near the Chenab River.
Multan Sentence Examples
His passage of the river and upward march along the left bank, the reinforcement he provided for his grandson Pir Mahommed (who was invested in Multan), the capture of towns or villages accompanied, it might be, with destruction of the houses and the massacre of the inhabitants, the battle before Delhi and the easy victory, the triumphal entry into the doomed city, with its outcome of horrors-all these circumstances belong to the annals of India.
In 1810 he captured Multan after many assaults and a long siege, and in 1820 had consolidated the whole of the Punjab between the Sutlej and the Indus under his dominion.
As far south as Sirsa and Multan the average rainfall does not much exceed 7 in.
But the mangoes of Bombay, of Multan, and of Malda in Bengal, and the oranges of Nagpur and the Khasi hills, enjoy a high reputation; while the guavas of Madras are made into an excellent preserve.