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Meaning of "Quetta" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF QUETTA

Quetta  [ˈkwɛtə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF QUETTA

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Quetta 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 QUETTA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Quetta

Quetta

Quetta (Urdu: کوئٹہ‎, Pashto: کوېټه‎, Balochi: کویته pronunciation (help·info)) is the provincial capital and largest city of Balochistan province of Pakistan. Quetta is also known as the Fruit Garden of Pakistan, due to the numerous fruit orchards in and around it, and the large variety and abundance of fruits and dry fruits produced there. It also has a diversified plant and animal wildlife. Quetta is situated at an average elevation of 1,680 meters (5,510 feet)above sea level, making it Pakistan's only high-altitude major city. The population of the city is estimated to be approximately one million. This makes it one of the major cities of Pakistan. Located in northern Balochistan near the borders of Afghanistan and Iran, Quetta is a trade and communication centre between the three countries as well as an important military location which occupies a strategic position for the Pakistani Armed Forces. The city lies on the Bolan Pass route which was once the only gateway from Central Asia to South Asia.

Definition of Quetta in the English dictionary

The definition of Quetta in the dictionary is a city in W central Pakistan, at an altitude of 1650 m : a summer resort, military station, and trading centre. Pop: 744 000.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH QUETTA


betta
ˈbɛtə
better
ˈbɛtə
bruschetta
bruːˈskɛtə
debtor
ˈdɛtə
feta
ˈfɛtə
Gambetta
ɡæmˈbɛtə
getter
ˈɡɛtə
letter
ˈlɛtə
netter
ˈnɛtə
newsletter
ˈnjuːzˌlɛtə
petter
ˈpɛtə
Rosetta
rəʊˈzɛtə
setter
ˈsɛtə
stretta
ˈstrɛtə
sweater
ˈswɛtə
trendsetter
ˈtrɛndˌsɛtə
Valletta
vəˈlɛtə
vendetta
vɛnˈdɛtə
weta
ˈwɛtə
whetter
ˈwɛtə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE QUETTA

Quetzalcoatl
queue
queue-jump
queue-jumper
queue-jumping
queuer
queuing
queuing theory
Quevedo y Villegas
quey
queyn
quezal
Quezon City
Quezon y Molina
Qui Nhong

WORDS THAT END LIKE QUETTA

Alexandretta
arietta
Barletta
beretta
berretta
biretta
burletta
cabaletta
cabretta
Caltanissetta
canzonetta
codetta
Damietta
faldetta
fughetta
malaguetta
mozzetta
operetta
sinfonietta
Valetta

Synonyms and antonyms of Quetta in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Quetta» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF QUETTA

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

Translator English - Chinese

奎达
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Quetta
570 millions of speakers

English

Quetta
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

क्वेटा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

كويتا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Кветта
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Quetta
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কোয়েটা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Quetta
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Quetta
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Quetta
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

クウェッタ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

퀘타
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Quetta
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Quetta
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

குவெட்டா
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Quetta
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Quetta
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Quetta
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

quetta
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Кветта
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Quetta
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Κουέτα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Quetta
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Quetta
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Quetta
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Quetta

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «QUETTA»

The term «Quetta» is quite widely used and occupies the 38.210 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «QUETTA» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «QUETTA»

Discover the use of Quetta in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Quetta and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Quetta
Children's picture storybook based on an historical incident. In 1890, the British East India passenger liner 'Quetta' struck an uncharted rock in the Torres Strait and sank.
‎2002
2
Pakistan and the Karakoram Highway
During the past decade, the region (especially around Quetta) has seen an influx of Afghan refugees who have fled their war- ravaged country in search of stability. Climate Balochistan is outside the monsoon zone and experiences great ...
Lindsay Brown, Paul Clammer, Rodney Cocks, 2008
3
Zahedan
Reaching Quetta, however, wasn't the Englishman's aim and he still needed to find Al-Nasri. But he was more convinced than ever that, somehow, somewhere, Al-Nasri was in semi-hiding in Quetta — and that he, Mark Jacques, would find ...
James Brandon, 2005
4
The Military in British India: The Development of British ...
The Quetta Cadet College opened at the end of May 1915. Financial arrangements for its cadets were the same as those at Sandhurst, with free passage to India (and back for those who failed). The scheme attracted a large field of applicants.
T. A. Heathcote, 1995
5
Encyclopedia of Disasters: Environmental Catastrophes and ...
Environmental Catastrophes and Human Tragedies Angus Macleod Gunn. Quetta earthquake May 31, 1935 The city of Quetta in what is now Pakistan Quetta is 5,500 feet above sea level and is located in a very mountainous area about fifty ...
Angus Macleod Gunn, 2008
6
Gentlemen of the Raj: The Indian Army Officer Corps, 1817-1949
When Sir Giffard Martel arrived in India in the late 1920s prior to taking an instructor's position at Staff College, Quetta, he wrote to Liddell Hart — a fellow military reformer and staunch critic of the Indian Army — that the "army in India is in no ...
Pradeep Barua, 2003
7
Memoir of Lieut.-Col. John Macdonald, etc
All our camels sent to Quetta, as they were dying so fast. We lost seVenty-three of these fine animals in six weeks. It was thought there was better feeding for them in Quetta. Aug. 22. A Beloochee taken in our camp for the murder of a woman in ...
John MACDONALD (F.R.S., Lieut.-Colonel.), 1831
8
The Indian Borderland, 1880-1900
Some of the poplars, which are now such a feature in the Quetta landscape, were already well grown; but all upper Quetta, where now stands Yorktown and the infantry lines, was as bare as any other plain around Peshin; and a. few clumps of ...
Thomas Hungerford Holdich, 2012
9
The Indus Civilization: A Contemporary Perspective
Late Kot Diji Harappa Sahiwal Indus Civilization and Cemetery H Harthar-no Timbo Mehsana Amri-Nal Burial Pottery Isplinji Two Kalat Quetta? Kalibangan Ganganagar Indus Civilization Kashi Qalat Cemetery Makran Shahi Tump?
Gregory L. Possehl, 2002
10
History of Civilizations of Central Asia
The Faiz Muhammad (hereafter FM) Phase does, however, share many characteristics with the Damb Sadaat Phase defined for the Quetta valley. It is treated here as a separate phase for two reasons. First, the early Mehrgarh VI ceramic ...
Ahmad Hasan Dani, Vadim Mikhaĭlovich Masson, 1999

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «QUETTA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Quetta is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Three Hazaras among four gunned down in Quetta
QUETTA: Three members of the Hazara community and a police personnel were shot dead and two others injured near Joint Road in Quetta on Monday ... «The Express Tribune, Jul 15»
2
Five Hazaras gunned down in Quetta
QUETTA: At least five people belonging to the Hazara community were gunned down in Quetta's Circular Road area near Meezan Chowk Sunday evening. «The Express Tribune, Jun 15»
3
A view of market area in Quetta during a shutter down in protest …
QUETTA: A shutter-down strike and day of mourning was observed today in Quetta and other parts of Balochistan to protest the killing of bus passengers in ... «DAWN.com, May 15»
4
Gunmen kill at least 19 bus passengers in Pakistan
Gunmen have killed at least 19 passengers they forced off buses travelling from the western Pakistani city of Quetta to Karachi on the southern coast, according ... «The Guardian, May 15»
5
4 killed, 3 injured in attack on polio team near Quetta
QUETTA: Four polio workers – including three women – were shot dead and three others wounded in a targeted attack on their vehicle in Eastern Bypass area ... «The Express Tribune, Nov 14»
6
Deadly attacks hit Quetta city in Pakistan
At least 13 people have been killed and 29 injured in attacks in the Pakistani city of Quetta, officials say. Eight Shias were killed by gunmen who fired on a bus at ... «BBC News, Oct 14»
7
Deadly Attacks Mount In Southwest Pakistani City Of Quetta
Earlier on October 23, gunmen killed eight members of the Shi'ite Hazara community when they opened fire on a bus on the outskirts of Quetta, the capital of ... «RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty, Oct 14»
8
Quetta Blast Kills 4
Quetta is the capital of Baluchistan province, where the al-Qaida-linked Lashker Jhangvi group operates, along with Baluch separatist and nationalist groups. «Voice of America, Oct 14»
9
Pakistan's Quetta airport hit by deadly bomb and gun attack
QUETTA Pakistan (Reuters) - A man was killed and two policemen were wounded in an attack on Quetta airport in western Pakistan on Thursday night, officials ... «Yahoo News, Aug 14»
10
Christian MPA Handery Masieh. — Image taken from website of the …
QUETTA/ISLAMABAD: Minority member of the Balochistan Assembly Handery Masieh was killed by his guard in Quetta on Saturday, an official said. He was ... «DAWN.com, Jun 14»

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