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Azad Kashmir

Line breaks: Azad Kash|mir
Pronunciation: /ˌɑːzad kaʃˈmɪə
 
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Definition of Azad Kashmir in English:

An autonomous state in NE Pakistan, formerly part of Kashmir; administrative centre, Muzzafarabad. It was established in 1949 after Kashmir was split as a result of the partition of India.

Origin

from Urdu, literally 'Free Kashmir'.

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