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pəˈtɑn, pətˈhɑnPathan

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Pathan, Pashtun, Pushtun, Pashtoonnoun

    a member of the mountain people living in the eastern regions of Afghanistan

    "Pathans are the predominant ethnic group in Afghanistan"

  2. Pathan, Pashtunnoun

    an ethnic minority speaking Pashto and living in northwestern Pakistan and southeastern Afghanistan


  1. Pathannoun

    In India and Pakistan, a Pashtun; a member of the Pashto-speaking people of south-east Afghanistan.

    Etymology: From Punjabi, from plural of Pashto پشتون.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Pathan

    pa-than′, n. an Afghan proper, one of Afghan race settled in India.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Pathan in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Pathan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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