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The Dancing Girls of Lahore was offered to dozens of British publishers and was turned down by everyone. It is still on offer in the U.K., but I'm not confident there will be any takers.
Louise Brown

Meaning of "Lahore" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF LAHORE

Lahore  [ləˈhɔː] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LAHORE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Lahore is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES LAHORE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Lahore

Lahore (/ləˈhɔər/; Punjabi: لہور ALA-LC: Lahor Punjabi pronunciation: ( listen); Urdu: لاہور‎ ALA-LC: Lāhor IPA: ) is the capital city of the Pakistani province of Punjab and the second largest and metropolitan area in the country. It is the largest native Punjabi-populated city in the world and an important historical center in South Asia. With a rich history dating back over a millennium, Lahore is a main cultural center of Punjab region and Pakistan. One of the most densely populated cities in the world, Lahore remains an economic, political, transportation, entertainment, and educational hub. It is referred to as the "Mughal City of Gardens" due to the historic presence of gardens in and around the city dating back to the Mughal period. Lahore successively served as a regional capital of the empires of the Shahi kingdoms in the 11th century, the Ghaznavids in the 12th century, the Ghurid State in the 12th and 13th centuries and the Mughal Empire in the 16th century. From 1802 to 1849, Lahore served as the capital city of the Sikh Empire.

Definition of Lahore in the English dictionary

The definition of Lahore in the dictionary is a city in NE Pakistan: capital of the former province of West Pakistan ; University of the Punjab. Pop: 6 373 000. Other definition of Lahore is a variety of large domestic fancy pigeon having a black-and-white plumage.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH LAHORE


abhor
əbˈhɔː
bewhore
bɪˈhɔː
camwhore
ˈkæmˌhɔː
haw
hɔː
haw-haw
ˈhɔːˈhɔː
heehaw
ˌhiːˈhɔː
hoar
hɔː
Johore
dʒəʊˈhɔː
whore
hɔː

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LAHORE

Lagoon Islands
lagoonal
Lagos
Lagrange
Lagrangian
Lagrangian point
lagrimoso
Lagthing
Lagting
laguna
lagune
lah
lah-di-dah
lahar
Lahnda
Lahti
LAIA
Laibach

WORDS THAT END LIKE LAHORE

alongshore
ashore
chore
chromophore
ctenophore
fluorophore
foreshore
inshore
ionophore
kinetochore
lakeshore
longshore
nearshore
offshore
onshore
photophore
seashore
semaphore
shore
Terpsichore

Synonyms and antonyms of Lahore in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Lahore» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LAHORE

Find out the translation of Lahore to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Lahore from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Lahore» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

拉合尔
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Lahore
570 millions of speakers

English

Lahore
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

लाहौर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

لاهور
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Лахор
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Lahore
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

লাহোর
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Lahore
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Lahore
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Lahore
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ラホール
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

라호르
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Lahore
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Lahore
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

லாகூர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लाहोर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Lahor
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Lahore
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Lahore
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Лахор
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Lahore
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Lahore
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Lahore
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Lahore
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Lahore
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Lahore

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LAHORE»

The term «Lahore» is very widely used and occupies the 16.180 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LAHORE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Lahore

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3 QUOTES WITH «LAHORE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Lahore.
1
Louise Brown
The Dancing Girls of Lahore was offered to dozens of British publishers and was turned down by everyone. It is still on offer in the U.K., but I'm not confident there will be any takers.
2
Mohsin Hamid
I come from an enormous and very close family. I have over a dozen aunts and uncles in Pakistan, dozens of cousins. I have many close friends. I have received so much love in Lahore that the city always pulls me.
3
Hasnat Khan
I think Princess Diana enjoyed it here in Pakistan immensely. She had a good time. But she never came to my family home. She came to my home in Lahore instead.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LAHORE»

Discover the use of Lahore in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Lahore and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Making Lahore Modern: Constructing and Imagining a Colonial City
In Making Lahore Modern, William J. Glover investigates the traditions that shaped colonial Lahore.
William J. Glover, 2008
2
Lahore : A Sentimental Journey
Lahore, First Published In 1993, Is Pran Nevile S Tribute To The Land Of His Birth.
Pran Nevile, 2006
3
The Dancing Girls of Lahore
The dancing girls of Lahore inhabit the Diamond Market in the shadow of a great mosque.
Louise Brown, 2009
4
Amritsar to Lahore: A Journey Across the India-Pakistan Border
A sensitive and thoughtful look at the lasting effects on everyday people of the 1947 partition of India.
Stephen Alter, 2001
5
City of Sin and Splendour: Writings on Lahore
It is also the city of poets, the city of love, longing, sin and splendour. This anthology brings together verse and prose: essays, stories, chronicles and profiles by people who have shared a relationship with Lahore.
Bapsi Sidhwa, 2005
6
Lahore colours
Annotated paintings of the city of Lahore by Pakistani artists; includes short biographical sketches of the artists.
M. Athar Tahir, 1997
7
Lahore Darbar and Rani Jindan
Historical events associated with Maharani Jind Kaur, 1817-1863?, wife of Ranjit Singh, Maharaja of the Punjab, 1780-1839.
Avtar Singh Gill, 1983
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Lahore nama
Author's memories about Lahore visits.
Santosh Kumar, 2002
9
The Last Sunset: The Rise & Fall of the Lahore Durbar
The Last Sunset: The Rise and Fall of the Lahore Durbar recreates the history of the Sikh empire and its unforgettable ruler, Maharaja Ranjit Singh of the Shukarchakia dynasty.
Amarinder Singh, 2010
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Lahore 1947
This Edited Volume Brings Togehter Writings In English And Urdu Translation Which Shed Light On Lahore`S Five Month Long Descent Into Chaos From March 1947. It Provides Many Clues As To Why Communal Harmony Broke Down In The Punjab.
Aḥmad Salīm, 2001

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LAHORE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Lahore is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Was Pakistan's first national anthem written by a Lahore … - Scroll.in
In that essay, dated September 16, 1966, Azad mentions his own situation in Lahore as the date of “Independence” approached. On August 14 ... «Scroll.in, Jul 15»
2
Two killed, six injured in rain-related incidents in Lahore - Dunya News
LAHORE (Web Desk) – At least two people lost their lives while six others sustained injuries in rain-related incidents across Lahore today ... «DunyaNews Pakistan, Jul 15»
3
Under-construction building collapses in Lahore - The Express …
LAHORE: A four-storied under-construction building in Shah Alam Market of Lahore collapsed on Saturday evening, trapping at least six ... «The Express Tribune, Jul 15»
4
Holiday: Lahore Zoo, parks prepare for Eid-ul-Fitr visitors
LAHORE: The city's popular recreational spots are preparing to deal with a flood of visitors during the Eid holidays this weekend. Talking to The ... «The Express Tribune, Jul 15»
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Lahore Censor Board Passes Bajrangi Bhaijaan With 2 Cuts
Says a source from Pakistan, “The Lahore censor board cleared the film with two cuts. One was a shot of the Pakistani embassy which they ... «PINKVILLA, Jul 15»
6
A nurtured castle: Lahore Fort gardens to blossom again
The Walled City of Lahore Authority (WCLA) has been working on the restoration of Lahore Fort to its historical grandeur. Enhancing greenery ... «The Express Tribune, Jul 15»
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Lahore High Court accepts bail request of Ayyan Ali
LAHORELahore High Court has accepted the bail request of super ... 2-member bench of Lahore High Court approved bail of Ayyan Ali. «News Tribe, Jul 15»
8
General Raheel visits Corps Headquarters in Lahore
LAHORE: Chief of the Army Staff General Raheel Sharif on Monday reiterated army's resolve to continue Operation Zarb-e-Azb till the ... «Geo News, Pakistan, Jul 15»
9
Pepping up Lahore
LAHORE: Pepe Jeans launched its first retail outlet in Lahore and second in Pakistan. In hopes of getting a taste of the United Kingdom's ... «The Express Tribune, Jul 15»
10
Lahore lawyers warn of strike against police
LAHORE: Representatives of lawyers have said police are on a warpath with them after the Daska incident and warned of strike against ... «The News International, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Lahore [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/lahore>. Aug 2019 ».
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