A city of northeast Pakistan north-northwest of Lahore. Settled by Sikhs in 1765, it was interim capital of Pakistan from 1959 to 1967.
City in NE Pakistan.
Rawalpindi Sentence Examples
above Attock, receiving there the submission of the great city of Taxila, which is now represented by miles of ruins near the modern Rawalpindi.
However, the gallant Rawalpindi was sunk by gunfire with the loss of 238 out the crew of 276.
from Rawalpindi, the headquarters of the Hazara district in the N.W.
ATTOCK, a town and fort of previous British India (now Pakistan), was in the Rawalpindi district of the Punjab, 47 m.
The work went on with much difficulty and contention, until in March 1885, when the amir was at Rawalpindi for a conference with the viceroy of India, Lord Dufferin, the news came that at Panjdeh, a disputed place on the boundary held by the Afghans, the Russians had attacked and driven out with some loss the amir's troops.