Definition of Pathan in English:

Pathan

Syllabification: Pa·than
Pronunciation: /pəˈtän
 
/

noun

Variant spelling of Pashtun.
More example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

from Hindi Paṭhān.

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