Definition of Pathan in English:


Syllabification: Pa·than
Pronunciation: /pəˈtän


  • variant spelling of Pashtun.
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    • Like the Pathans of Indian cricket, there are other youngsters out there with the ability to become youth icons.
    • There are also several distinct ethnic and linguistic groups in Pakistan, including Pathans, Punjabis, Sindhis, and Baluchis.
    • Another well-known Indian Muslim community is the Pathans.


from Hindi Paṭhān.

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