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Karachi

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Karachi the largest city in Pakistan; located in southeastern Pakistan; an industrial center and seaport on the Arabian Sea; former capital of Pakistan
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Quotations

  • Humphrey Bogart
    Humphrey Bogart
    “You're not a star until they can spell your name in Karachi.”

Usage

In literature:

He ceased to be traceable from Chexington in March, and he reappeared in the form of a telegram from Karachi demanding news in May.
"The Research Magnificent" by H. G. Wells
And from Lahore, Quetta, or Mooltan, Karachi can be most readily reached by the railway.
"The Coming Conquest of England" by August Niemann
I acquired several pounds of your country coming up from Karachi.
"Under the Deodars" by Rudyard Kipling
Then, too, it was at Karachi that he first saw his hero, Sir Charles Napier.
"The Life of Sir Richard Burton" by Thomas Wright
Here's the list; Karachi, Penang, and Port Darwin.
"Round the World in Seven Days" by Herbert Strang
Smith, however, was not Smith at all, but somebody quite different; not that it mattered much, for Smith was only his Karachi name.
"The Story of the Guides" by G. J. Younghusband
We pick up some at Karachi.
"Letters from Mesopotamia" by Robert Palmer
Re-embarked, Karachi, 14th August, 1916.
"With a Highland Regiment in Mesopotamia" by Anonymous
The Southern Panjab Railway also connects Delhi with Karachi through its junction with the N.W.
"The Panjab, North-West Frontier Province, and Kashmir" by Sir James McCrone Douie
The imports enter mainly by way of Karachi, India; the exports are carried to Europe, for the greater part, by the Russian railway.
"Commercial Geography" by Jacques W. Redway
During the construction of the Uganda railway large numbers of coolies were recruited in the Punjab and exported from Karachi to Mombasa.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 3" by Various
While Calcutta plays football in July and August, Karachi plays from December to March, and Bombay in the spring.
"Among the Wild Tribes of the Afghan Frontier" by T. L. Pennell
The principal Indian markets are Calcutta, Bombay, Karachi and Madras.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 5" by Various
The great cities of Bombay, Karachi and Poona suffered most severely.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 2" by Various
If he didn't know whether he was coming overland from Bombay or round by sea to Karachi, I don't see how I can.
"The Ruby Sword" by Bertram Mitford
Returning to India in 1857 after a well-earned rest, Frere was greeted at Karachi with news of the mutiny.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 2" by Various
There are also Port Trusts in the great maritime cities of Calcutta, Bombay, Madras, Karachi and Rangoon.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 4" by Various
The name of Kohistan is also applied to a tract of barren and hilly country on the east border of Karachi district, Sind.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 8" by Various
The old "Pathan vat," the trade highway between Kalat and Karachi by the Hab valley, passes through Khozdar.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 6" by Various
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In news:

Karachi is the saddest of cities.
Pakistan: 5 Killed In Karachi .
Gunmen shot dead five people, including four political workers, in the latest spate of political violence in the port city of Karachi, The Associated Press reported.
Results of DNA tests confirm that a body found in a shallow grave in the southern city of Karachi is that of Daniel Pearl, the American reporter who disappeared there in January, several officials said here today.
2 Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Omar was captured in Karachi, where many Pakistani militants have been reported to be hiding.
Pakistani rangers and rescue workers gather at the main gate of a naval aviation base following an attack by militants, in Karachi, Pakistan, Sunday, May 22, 2011.
Pakistanis in Karachi protest a NATO attack that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers over the weekend.
Pakistani Taliban have taken responsibility for a bomb targeting a paramilitary base in Karachi.
Afghan Taliban's second in command captured in Karachi.
Why Karachi is seething .
Pakistan's largest city, Karachi, is once again paralyzed by ethnic and political violence that over the past three days has killed at least 65 people.
If it hadn't taken place in the middle of a living nightmare, Connie Chung's sudden appearance in Karachi might have amused Mariane Pearl.
Yunus Textiles (Karachi, Pakistan) and its US subsidiary Royale Linens have teamed with Nano-Tex to for a new luxury-performance line of cotton sheeting .
Oil tankers, which were used to transport NATO fuel supplies to Afghanistan, are parked, in Karachi, Pakistan, Monday, July 2.
A billboard of the televangelist Aamir Liaquat Hussain in Karachi, Pakistan.
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In science:

The allegations stem from an alleged attempt to divert a plane bringing army chief General Pervez Musharraf to Karachi from Sri Lanka on October 12.
Inferring Strategies for Sentence Ordering in Multidocument News Summarization
Raziuddin Siddiqui ∗ Mathematical Sciences Research Centre Federal Urdu University, Karachi.
Morphisms Between Classical and Infinitesimal Polylogarithmic and Grassmannian Complexes
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